[SciPy-user] Mersenne Twister PRNG

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Sat Sep 3 18:55:30 CDT 2005


    Robert> I've made a stab at replacing the RANLIB-based PRNG that we
    Robert> currently use in scipy.stats with the superior-in-every-
    Robert> conceivable-way Mersenne Twister.

Python has used the Mersenne Twister as the basis for its random number
generator since at least 2.2.  Is there a reason to incorporate it
separately?

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Skip Montanaro
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