Random Number Generators: Good Ones Are Hard to Find

@article{Park1988RandomNG,
  title={Random Number Generators: Good Ones Are Hard to Find},
  author={Stephen K. Park and Keith W. Miller},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1988},
  volume={31},
  pages={1192-1201}
}
Practical and theoretical issues are presented concerning the design, implementation, and use of a good, minimal standard random number generator that will port to virtually all systems.