# rpoisline

From spatstat v1.10-2
by Adrian Baddeley

##### Generate Poisson Random Line Process

Generate a random pattern of line segments obtained from the Poisson line process.

##### Usage

`rpoisline(lambda, win=owin())`

##### Arguments

- lambda
- Intensity of the Poisson line process. A positive number.
- win
- Window in which to simulate the pattern.
An object of class
`"owin"`

or something acceptable to`as.owin`

. Currently, the window must be a rectangle.

##### Details

This algorithm generates a realisation
of the uniform Poisson line process, and clips it to the window
`win`

.

Currently `win`

must be a rectangle.
The argument `lambda`

must be a positive number.
It controls the intensity of the process. The expected number of
lines intersecting a convex region of the plane is equal to
`lambda`

times the perimeter length of the region.
The expected total length of the lines crossing a region of the plane
is equal to `lambda * pi`

times the area of the region.

##### Value

- A line segment pattern (an object of class
`"psp"`

).

##### See Also

##### Examples

```
# uniform Poisson line process with intensity 10,
# clipped to the unit square
rpoisline(10)
```

*Documentation reproduced from package spatstat, version 1.10-2, License: GPL version 2 or newer*

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