Re: Re: gaussian random number generator ?
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- Subject: [mg21017] Re: [mg20935] Re: [mg20858] gaussian random number generator ?
- From: "Tomas Garza" <tgarza at mail.internet.com.mx>
- Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1999 21:41:29 -0500 (EST)
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DIAMOND Mark [noname at noname.com] wrote: > Tomas Garza wrote in message <815d09$4hv at smc.vnet.net>... > >Jean-Paul Roy [roy at unice.fr] wrote: > > > >> Where can I find readable sources for implementations > >> of gaussian random number generator ? > > > >So, what's wrong with the one in Add-On Statistics`? > > If you are interested in theoretical questions related to implementation, > rather than simply obtaining suitable pseudo-random numbers, > you might want to look at > > Numerical Recipes in C : The Art of Scientific Computing > by William H. Press, Saul A. Teukolsky, William T. Vetterling, Brian P. > Flannery > Hardcover - 994 pages 2nd edition (January 1993) > Cambridge Univ Pr (Short); ISBN: 0521431085 OK, in that case I might also recommend a visit to Dr Roman Maeder's page, where a deep discussion, as well as references, on implementation of sequences of quasi-random numbers can be found: http://www.mathdirect.com/products/qrn/ Tomas Garza Mexico City