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Bug#582515: ITP: haskell-mwc-random -- Fast, high quality pseudo random number generation for Haskell

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: "Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva" <marcot@debian.org>

* Package name    : haskell-mwc-random
  Version         :
  Upstream Author : Bryan O'Sullivan <bos@serpentine.com>
* URL             : http://darcs.serpentine.com/mwc-random
* License         : BSD3
  Programming Lang: Haskell
  Description     : Fast, high quality pseudo random number generation

 This package provides a library for the Haskell programming language.
 See http://www.haskell.org/ for more information on Haskell.
 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.

This is a dependency for haskell-criterion.

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