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RandomRationalPoints :: PointCheckAttempts

PointCheckAttempts -- Number of times the the function will search for a point

Description

When calling randomPoints, and functions that call it, with a BruteForce strategy or GenericProjection strategy, this denotes the number of trials for brute force point checking.

i1 : R = ZZ/11[x,y,z];
i2 : I = ideal(x,y);

o2 : Ideal of R
i3 : randomPoints(I, PointCheckAttempts=>1)

o3 = {{0, 0, -5}}

o3 : List
i4 : randomPoints(I, PointCheckAttempts=>1000)

o4 = {{0, 0, 5}}

o4 : List

See also

Functions with optional argument named PointCheckAttempts :

For the programmer

The object PointCheckAttempts is a symbol.