# rpoisline

##### 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`

.

##### Details

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

.

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"`

).

The result also has an attribute called `"lines"`

(an object of
class `"infline"`

specifying the original infinite random lines)
and an attribute `"linemap"`

(an integer vector mapping the line
segments to their parent lines).

##### See Also

##### Examples

```
# NOT RUN {
# uniform Poisson line process with intensity 10,
# clipped to the unit square
rpoisline(10)
# }
```

*Documentation reproduced from package spatstat, version 1.63-0, License: GPL (>= 2)*