java.util.Random implementation

Discussion in 'Java' started by brian.wichmann@bcs.org.uk, Jan 2, 2005.

  1. Guest

    Is the random number algorithm used that of Knuth's original
    version prior to 2002, or the version in the 2002 edition
    of Volume 2 of The Art of Computer Programming? The Sun
    documentation is not clear on this point.

    Brian Wichmann.
     
    , Jan 2, 2005
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  2. Ryan Stewart Guest

    <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Is the random number algorithm used that of Knuth's original
    > version prior to 2002, or the version in the 2002 edition
    > of Volume 2 of The Art of Computer Programming? The Sun
    > documentation is not clear on this point.
    >

    Check the source code.
     
    Ryan Stewart, Jan 2, 2005
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  3. Andrew Thompson, Jan 2, 2005
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