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Date: 2005-04-10 19:14:29

Bugs item #1180413, was opened at 2005-04-11 10:14
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Category: random
Group: None
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Daniel van der Zee (oblomovska)
Assigned to: Jens Maurer (jmaurer)
Summary: MT seed algorithm needs fix applied

Initial Comment:
The version of Mersenne twister in Boost 1.32 is a
reimplementation of the original MT code. That version
turned out to have a bug in its seeding algorithm. A
description of the bug as well as fixed c
implementations can be found at:

See also:
for a proposed fix to boost::random.


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