The htestu package

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HTestU is a library for testing correctness of presudo random number generators (PRNGs) written in Haskell. HTestU uses a library TestU01 based on a paper "TestU01: A C Library for Empirical Testing of Random Number Generators" by P. L'Ecuyer and R. Simard. Basically HTestU performs a wrapping of a member of the RandomGen typeclass (any reasonable PRNG can be made a member of it) and feeds a wrapped generator into a C library which calls the wrapped generator to fill the buffer with pseudo random numbers and then perform tests on the generated numbers. HTestU offers three batteries: smallCrush, crush and bigCrush (as they were specified in TestU01 paper) and a number of streaming functions which allow one to wrap the PRNG differently for the purpose of testing different patterns of PRNG usage.

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Versions 0.1.0.0, 0.1.1.0, 0.1.1.1, 0.1.1.2
Dependencies base (>=4.7 && <4.10), htestu, mersenne-random-pure64, mwc-random, primitive, random, tf-random [details]
License MIT
Author Nikita Kartashov
Maintainer snailandmail@gmail.com
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Home page https://github.com/nkartashov/htestu
Source repository head: git clone https://github.com/idontgetoutmuch/htestu
Uploaded Mon Aug 8 08:32:51 UTC 2016 by DominicSteinitz
Distributions NixOS:0.1.1.2
Executables runTestu
Downloads 185 total (11 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2016-08-08 [all 1 reports]
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testknownrngs

build an exe to test selected Haskell RNGs

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