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Math::Random - Random Number Generators

Math::Random is a Perl port of the C version of randlib, which is a suite of routines for generating random deviates. See "RANDLIB" for more information. This port supports all of the distributions from which the Fortran and C versions generate devia...

GROMMEL/Math-Random-0.72 - 30 Aug 2015 20:44:00 UTC###
Math::Random::MT - The Mersenne Twister PRNG

The Mersenne Twister is a pseudorandom number generator developed by Makoto Matsumoto and Takuji Nishimura. It is described in their paper at <URL:http://www.math.keio.ac.jp/~nisimura/random/doc/mt.ps>. This algorithm has a very uniform distribution ...

FANGLY/Math-Random-MT-1.17 - 27 Nov 2015 19:22:08 UTC###
Math::Random::OO - Consistent object-oriented interface for generating random numbers

CPAN contains many modules for generating random numbers in various ways and from various probability distributions using pseudo-random number generation algorithms or other entropy sources. (The "SEE ALSO" section has some examples.) Unfortunately, ...

DAGOLDEN/Math-Random-OO-0.22 - 09 Jun 2013 19:08:46 UTC###
Math::Random::Zipf - Generate Zipf-distributed random integers

This module generates random integers k that follow the Zipf distribution, P(k) = C / k^s for k = [ 1, 2, .. N ], s a fixed exponent and C a normalisation constant. It is related to the Zeta distribution (infinite N) and Pareto distribution (continuo...

JJSCHUTZ/Math-Random-Zipf-0.11 - 06 May 2010 06:25:07 UTC###
Math::Random::Free - free drop-in replacement for Math::Random

This is free (see below) implementation of Math::Random 0.72, serving as drop-in replacement for this module....

MERKYS/Math-Random-Free-0.2.0 - 20 May 2021 06:02:10 UTC###
Math::Random::ISAAC - Perl interface to the ISAAC PRNG algorithm

As with other Pseudo-Random Number Generator (PRNG) algorithms like the Mersenne Twister (see Math::Random::MT), this algorithm is designed to take some seed information and produce seemingly random results as output. However, ISAAC (Indirection, Shi...

JAWNSY/Math-Random-ISAAC-1.004 - 18 Feb 2011 02:34:58 UTC###
Math::Random::PCG32 - minimal PCG random number generator

This module includes a minimal PCG (Permuted Congruential Generator) for random numbers <http://www.pcg-random.org/> and some utility routines for PCG (Procedural Content Generation). A RANDOM BENCHMARK This pits the (very bad) core "rand" function a...

JMATES/Math-Random-PCG32-0.17 - 09 Mar 2020 01:38:44 UTC###
Math::Random::TT800 - Matsumoto's TT800 Pseudorandom number generator

This perl extension module implements M. Matsumoto's twisted generalized shift register generator called TT800 as described in his article published in ACM Transactions on Modelling and Computer Simulation, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1994, pages 254-266....

LENDL/Math-Random-TT800-1.01 - 23 Oct 2002 16:12:21 UTC###
Math::BigInt::Random - arbitrary sized random integers

Random number generator for arbitrarily large integers. Uses the Math::BigInt module to handle the generated values. This module exports a single function called random_bigint, which returns a single random Math::BigInt number of the specified range ...

BILLH/Math-BigInt-Random-0.04 - 20 Apr 2008 15:24:57 UTC###
Math::Random::Cauchy - Random numbers following a Cauchy PDF

This module transforms uniformly spaced random numbers into random numbers that follow the Cauchy Probability Density Function (*PDF*). A more general transformation method is implemented in Math::Random::AcceptReject. The algorithm is from Blobel et...

SMUELLER/Math-Random-Cauchy-0.02 - 06 Jan 2007 18:33:59 UTC###
Math::Random::Secure - Cryptographically-secure, cross-platform replacement for rand()

This module is intended to provide a cryptographically-secure replacement for Perl's built-in "rand" function. "Crytographically secure", in this case, means: * No matter how many numbers you see generated by the random number generator, you cannot g...

FREW/Math-Random-Secure-0.080001 - 12 Mar 2017 22:46:35 UTC###
Bundle::Math::Random - Bundle of modules related to random numbers

This is a bundle of modules related to random numbers. Please have a look at Bundle::Math. If you would like to see a specific module included in a future version of this bundle, please send me an email or use rt.cpan.org....

SMUELLER/Bundle-Math-Random-1.02 - 11 Jul 2005 21:45:32 UTC###
Math::Random::Discrete - Discrete random variables with general distributions

Math::Random::Discrete generates discrete random variables according to a user-defined distribution. It uses Walker's alias method to create random values in O(1) time....

NWELLNHOF/Math-Random-Discrete-1.02 - 25 Feb 2015 14:11:02 UTC###
Math::Random::Xorshift - a fast PRNG

This module is a straight forward implementation of Xorshift PRNG proposed by G. Marsaglia in 2003. Note that the algorithm is extremely fast and passes the Diehard test <http://www.stat.fsu.edu/pub/diehard/> though, is not reliable enough statistica...

SEKIA/Math-Random-Xorshift-0.05 - 22 Dec 2010 06:44:26 UTC###
Math::Random::Brownian - Perl module for generating Fractional Brownian and Gaussian Noise

Math::Random::Brownian is a perl module for calculating a realization of either fractional Brownian Motion, or a fractional Gaussian sequence. This is accomplished using the various methods. Currently, the C code for this module is due to Ton Dieker ...

WMSZELIGA/Math-Random-Brownian-0.03 - 17 Mar 2005 20:10:44 UTC###
Math::Random::MT::Perl - Pure Perl Mersenne Twister Random Number Generator

Pure Perl implementation of the Mersenne Twister algorithm. Mersenne Twister is a 32 bit pseudorandom number generator developed by Makoto Matsumoto and Takuji Nishimura. The algorithm is characterised by a very uniform distribution but is not crypto...

FANGLY/Math-Random-MT-Perl-1.15 - 27 Nov 2015 19:31:13 UTC###
Math::Random::MT::Auto - Auto-seeded Mersenne Twister PRNGs

The Mersenne Twister is a fast pseudorandom number generator (PRNG) that is capable of providing large volumes (> 10^6004) of "high quality" pseudorandom data to applications that may exhaust available "truly" random data sources or system-provided P...

JDHEDDEN/Math-Random-MT-Auto-6.23 - 27 Nov 2018 03:25:49 UTC###
Math::Random::ISAAC::PP - Pure Perl port of the ISAAC PRNG algorithm

See Math::Random::ISAAC for the full description....

JAWNSY/Math-Random-ISAAC-1.004 - 18 Feb 2011 02:34:58 UTC###
Math::Random::ISAAC::XS - C implementation of the ISAAC PRNG algorithm

See Math::Random::ISAAC for the full description....

JAWNSY/Math-Random-ISAAC-XS-1.004 - 18 Feb 2011 02:46:48 UTC###
Math::Random::SkewNormal - Handy, easy-to-use Skew-Normal random number generator

This module transforms uniformly spaced random variable realizations into realizations that follow the Skew-Normal (*SN*) Probability Density Function (*PDF*). We accept following definition of the Skew-Normal Distribution: 1-dimensional SN is determ...

HIHIK/Math-Random-SkewNormal-0.03 - 28 Oct 2017 11:27:52 UTC