Wolfgang Christian, and
The RandomWalk2D program simulates a random walk in two dimensions. The default number of walkers is 1000, and the probability of going right, left up or down at any step is the same.
RandomWalk2D is part of a suite of Open Source Physics programs that model aspects of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP). The program is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double clicking the stp RandomWalk2D.jar file will run the program if Java is installed on your computer. Additional programs can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, STP, or Statistical and Thermal Physics.
Please note that this resource requires
at least version 1.5 of
STP Random Walk 2D Documentation
A pdf document that briefly describes the STP RandomWalk2D program. It describes how to use the stp_RandomWalk2Dl.jar file and contains short tutorial exercises for use with the stp_RandomWalk2D.jar file. download 224kb .pdf
Published: October 9, 2008
STP Random Walk 2D Distribution
The materials distributed in this zip file are in support of the STP Random Walk 2D program. This distribution contains the STP Random Walk 2D program, documentation, and exercises. download 903kb .zip
Last Modified: October 9, 2008
Gould, H., Tobochnik, J., Christian, W., & Cox, A. (2008). STP Random Walk 2D Program [Computer software]. Retrieved May 1, 2016, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8163&DocID=850
Gould, Harvey, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox. STP Random Walk 2D Program. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 1 May 2016 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8163&DocID=850>.
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