[R] Random numbers
rdiazuri at students.wisc.edu
Sat Jun 12 20:01:45 CEST 1999
I have a few questions about the RNG in R; apologies if these are dumb
1. It is my understanding that, among the three types of random number
generators available in R now, the best one is the Marsaglia Multicarry. Is
2. How does the best RNG in R compare (in terms of quality) to the RNG in
SPlus? (based on Marsaglia's Super Duper)? Does the Super-Duper in SPlus
pass the MTUPLE test?
3. When running simulations in R, why would I want to use any RNG that is
not the Marsaglia-Multicarry?
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