Generate N uniformly distributed points inside a supplied polygon (or polyshape)
Updated 2 Mar 2023

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This tool allows a user to generate randomly (uniformly) distributed points inside a polygonal region, so any simple region in the (x,y) plane you can describe with a polygon, or a polyshape.
PS = polyshape([0 0;1 0;1 1;.6 .3])
xy = randpoly(100,PS);
hold on
The scheme used is a constructive one that is uniformly distributed in the given 2-dimensional domain. It is NOT a rejection scheme, as they can be extremely wasteful of CPU time.

Cite As

John D'Errico (2024). randpoly (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/125580-randpoly), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R2022b
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