[GRASS-user] Random points within a polygon?

Hamish hamish_b at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 18 20:35:56 EDT 2010

Gary wrote:
> I want to use v.random but I noticed it puts random points
> within the region, can I limit this to a polygon?

Yes, see the v.random.cover addon script from wiki addons.

Also there are many options available from the R statistics "sp"
library. (see the R page in the grass wiki, once loaded do
library(sp); demo(gallery).

And of course the "spgrass6" R-GRASS interface to transfer data.



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