The mwc-random package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

This package contains code for generating high quality random numbers that follow either a uniform or normal distribution. The generated numbers are suitable for use in statistical applications.

The uniform PRNG uses Marsaglia's MWC256 (also known as MWC8222) multiply-with-carry generator, which has a period of 2^8222 and fares well in tests of randomness. It is also extremely fast, between 2 and 3 times faster than the Mersenne Twister.

Compared to the mersenne-random package, this package has a more convenient API, is faster, and supports more statistical distributions.


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Versions0.4.1, 0.4.1.1, 0.5.0.0, 0.5.1.1, 0.5.1.2, 0.5.1.3, 0.5.1.4, 0.6.0.0, 0.7.0.0, 0.7.0.1, 0.8.0.0, 0.8.0.1, 0.8.0.2, 0.8.0.3, 0.8.0.5, 0.9.0.0, 0.10.0.0, 0.10.0.1, 0.11.0.0, 0.12.0.0, 0.12.0.1, 0.13.0.0, 0.13.1.0, 0.13.1.1, 0.13.1.2
Dependenciesbase (<5), primitive, time, vector (>=0.7)
LicenseBSD3
Copyright2009, 2010, 2011 Bryan O'Sullivan
AuthorBryan O'Sullivan <bos@serpentine.com>
MaintainerBryan O'Sullivan <bos@serpentine.com>
CategoryMath, Statistics
Home pagehttps://github.com/bos/mwc-random
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/bos/mwc-random/issues
Source repositoryhead: git clone git://github.com/bos/mwc-random
head: hg clone https://bitbucket.org/bos/mwc-random
Upload dateThu Oct 10 20:10:28 UTC 2013
Uploaded byAlexeyKhudyakov
DistributionsDebian:0.13.1.1, Fedora:0.12.0.1, FreeBSD:0.12.0.1, NixOS:0.13.1.2
Downloads31083 total (3597 in last 30 days)

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