ASA183
Wichman-Hill Random Number Generator


ASA183 is a Python library which implements a random number generator (RNG), by Wichman and Hill.

ASA183 is Applied Statistics Algorithm 183. Source code for many Applied Statistics Algorithms is available through STATLIB.

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ASA183 is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN77 version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version and a Python version.

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Reference:

  1. Pierre LEcuyer,
    Efficient and Portable Combined Random Number Generators,
    Communications of the ACM,
    Volume 31, Number 6, June 1988, pages 742-751.
  2. Brian Wichmann, David Hill,
    Algorithm AS 183: An Efficient and Portable Pseudo-random Number Generator,
    Applied Statistics,
    Volume 31, Number 2, 1982, pages 188-190.

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Last revised on 19 August 2015.