Re: help with fortran - off-topic
On Thu, 3 Apr 1997, Mario Olimpio de Menezes wrote:
> 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.