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Date: 2005-01-27 00:38:51

Bugs item #1110443, was opened at 2005-01-27 10:38
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Category: random
Group: None
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Submitted By: USU ACM (usu_acm)
Assigned to: Jens Maurer (jmaurer)
Summary: boost::uniform_on_sphere in not uniform on sphere

Initial Comment:
It's clear that your previous (1.29) and current verisons
(1.32) has no really uniform point distribution on sphere.

This fact can be proved by observation that
distributions of all coordinates are independent on each

For example for 3D-sphere really uniform distribution is
given by Euler angles (x, arcsin(2t - 1)), where x is
uniformly distributed random value on [0..2*pi].


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