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Re: help with fortran - off-topic


On Thu, 3 Apr 1997, Mario Olimpio de Menezes wrote:

> Hi,
> 	Surely, this is a off-topic message, but I need some help
> to generate random number in a Fortran program. Is there some
> library function available for this? or should I do it by hand?	
> 	I'm trying to use g77 compiler, and I have also f2c as well
> as fort77. My system is Debian-1.2-stable-fixed version.

what's your requirements on the random sequence quality?
What about sequence period?

You can get high quality rng from 


  The LUXURY random number generator (Alan Miller - 12 Sep95) 

but beware, it's a bit slow.



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