Merge Marsaglia-Tsang routines with GSL?

Brian Gough
Mon Jan 9 20:41:00 GMT 2006

John D Lamb writes:
 > I would suggest some names like gsl_ran_gaussian_mt and gsl_ran_gamma_mt
 > to distinguish the code from the existing functions. They could even
 > replace the existing functions, though there are two differences: the
 > sequence of generated variates is different and so could conceivably
 > change the results of old code; the Marsaglia-Tsang generators assume a
 > 32-bit random number generator.

I'll put them into the next release.

Brian Gough

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