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Re: How Random works?

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  • Date: Wed, 8 May 2013 04:12:32 -0400 (EDT)
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gives the eight methods you can use, or how to roll your own method

On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 12:53 AM, Joug Raw <jougraw at> 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.
> I tried google it, but have nothing found regarding to any details about
> the algorithm. Any one can help? Thanks.

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