Sidey Timmins stq at egis.esd.ornl.gov
Fri Aug 6 11:11:49 EDT 1993

Random number generators (RNG's) can be written in many ways and are
often subject to some personal bias. However, simplicity is
often a virtue.

On a 2's complement machine: I=69069*I    where I is a non-zero 32bit
integer will generate a sequence of random numbers easily.

This RNG is described with other generators (and with some rebuttals
and biases by other writers) in the July copy of ACM (Assoc of
Computing Machinery) Communications.

                   Sidey Timmins  (615) 576-5546
                   Oak Ridge National Lab  stq at egis.esd.ornl.gov

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