Subject: Re: [boost] [random] Contributing Well equidistributed long-period linear (WELL) implementation
From: Sergiu Dotenco (sergiu.dotenco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-04 14:14:11
On 8/4/2014 7:46 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> On 08/04/2014 11:32 AM, Sergiu Dotenco wrote:
>> Some time ago, I implemented the WELL family of PRNGs introduced in:
>> Francois Panneton, Pierre L'Ecuyer and Makoto Matsumoto. "Improved
>> Long-Period Generators Based on Linear Recurrences Modulo 2". ACM
>> Transactions on Mathematical Software, 32 (1, March) 2006, pp. 1-16.
>> WELL is supposed to provide better equidistribution and bit-mixing
>> properties for equivalent period lengths compared to Mersenne twister.
>> The WELL family of generators provide period lengths ranging from
>> 2^512-1 to 2^44497-1.
>> The implementation can be found at
>> https://bitbucket.org/sergiu/random/src/tip/well.hpp?at=default. The
>> code has to be boostified, which I'm willing to do if there's any interest.
> That sounds great. This has been on my todo list
> for a while.
> In Christ,
> Steven Watanabe
Glad to hear that. How should I best proceed then?
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