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Pseudo Random Number Generator for Erlang

@inproceedings{Rikitake2011PseudoRN,
  title={Pseudo Random Number Generator for Erlang},
  author={K. Rikitake},
  year={2011}
}
The stock implementation of Erlang/OTP pseudo random number generator (PRNG), random module, is based on an algorithm developed in 1980s called AS183, and has known statistic deficiencies for large-scale applications. Using modern PRNG algorithms with longer generation periods reduces the deficiencies. This paper is a case study of sfmt-erlang module, an implementation of SIMD-oriented Fast Mersenne Twister (SFMT) PRNG with the native interface functions (NIFs) of Erlang. The test results show… Expand
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