## Copyright (C) 1998 John W. Eaton
##
## This file is part of Octave.
##
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## -*- texinfo -*-
## @deftypefn {Function File} {} randperm (@var{n})
## Return a row vector containing a random permutation of the
## integers from 1 to @var{n}.
## @end deftypefn
## Author: "James R. Van Zandt"
## Adapted-By: jwe
function retval = randperm (n)
if (nargin == 1 && isscalar (n) && floor (n) == n)
if (n >= 0)
[junk, retval] = sort (rand (1, n));
else
error ("randperm: argument must be non-negative");
endif
else
print_usage ();
endif
endfunction