20,000 1-D random walks are taken, the summation of Gaussian distributed steps with mean of 0 and variance = 1 or uniformly distributed steps from -1 to 1. The positions at a specific step number are

## Description

1 DIMENSIONAL DIFFUSION, RANDOM DIRECTION, RANDOM STEP SIZE N walks (nwalks) are taken consisting of N steps (nsteps). Each walk starts at x=0. The steps are either left or right depending on a uniform random number(0 to 1) being greater than 1/2; the step lengths are taken from a uniform random distribution from 0 to 1. The final positions are gridded into bins of width xL.delta. The distribution and the cumulative distributions are plotted along the expected Gaussian distribution and the expected cumulative distribution. The Gaussian distribution is given by Gaussian distribution = (A/(sigma*sqrt(2*PI))*exp(-(xL-xmean)^2/(2*sigma^2))); where A= xL.delta, tmean=0, and sigma = sqrt(ntime/3) for steps drawn from the uniform distribution from -1 to 1, or sigma = sqrt(ntime) for steps drawn from the Gaussian distribution with mean = 0 and variance = 1.

A Gaussian model fitting the end positions of a 1-D Random Walk.

Ten 1D random walks.

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