The mersenne-random-pure64 package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

The Mersenne twister is a pseudorandom number generator developed by Makoto Matsumoto and Takuji Nishimura that is based on a matrix linear recurrence over a finite binary field. It provides for fast generation of very high quality pseudorandom numbers. The source for the C code can be found here:

This library provides a purely functional binding to the 64 bit classic mersenne twister, along with instances of RandomGen, so the generator can be used with System.Random. The generator should typically be a few times faster than the default StdGen (but a tad slower than the impure mersenne-random library based on SIMD instructions and destructive state updates.


Versions 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.2,,,,,,
Dependencies base (<6), random, time [details]
License BSD3
Copyright (c) 2008. Don Stewart <>
Author Don Stewart
Maintainer Don Stewart <>
Stability Unknown
Category Math, System
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Uploaded Mon Aug 29 13:53:32 UTC 2016 by BenGamari
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