Random Numbers

Part of the Springer Tracts in Modern Physics book series (STMP, volume 271)


As Monte Carlo is a statistical method, the accuracy of its results depends on the number of simulated electron trajectories and on the pseudo-random number generator used to perform the simulations. We will briefly summarize how pseudo-random numbers can be generated. We will describe, as well, how to calculate selected random number distributions that are particularly relevant for the Monte Carlo method purposes [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.European Centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related AreasTrentoItaly

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