From: Henrik Sundberg (storangen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-05 15:54:26
I doubt that the trig-version gives a good distribution:
The result ought to be more dense at the poles.
2007/6/5, more effective thinking in the exceptional C++ programming
> I'm a newcomer on the boost list. I subscribed to share the results of my
> experiments on picking random points on sphere. This procedure is often a
> bottleneck for very fast Monte-Carlo simulations of physical process where
> you must pick vectors in random directions. I compiled a document that
> explain the experiments and the results. The conclusion contains some
> propositions to modify boost::random_on_sphere and I would like to know if a
> new implementation following the presented ideas would be welcome.
> Colas Schretter
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