Random Number Generators

  • Christiane Rousseau
  • Yvan Saint-Aubin
Part of the Springer Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics and Technology book series (SUMAT)


Cumulative Distribution Function Minimal Period Combine Generator Periodic Sequence Primitive Root 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Département de mathématiques et de statistiqueUniversité de MontréalCanada

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