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Re: How Random works?

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  • Date: Wed, 8 May 2013 04:10:32 -0400 (EDT)
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On 5/7/13 at 3:53 AM, jougraw at gmail.com (Joug Raw) wrote:

>I want to know which algorithm Mathematica are using to generate
>random numbers. How large is its period? And how the deterministic
>part works? I also need to have an quantitative idea about the bias
>in a random sequence produced by this algorithm.

You can start with

<http://www.wolfram.com/learningcenter/tutorialcollection/RandomNumberGeneration/>




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