[Rd] Random number generation problem (PR#554)
Tue, 23 May 2000 21:17:56 +0200 (MET DST)
On Tue, 23 May 2000, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
>> ...to generate random numbers. I think there might be something wrong
>> with runif, possibly the same problem as rpois had.
>Not at all, that problem is fixed.
OK, it was just something that didn't seem to unreasonable, since it was
roughly the same thing that was happening.
>And which random number generator are you using? And have you a proven
>stable procedure based on its results? (Doesn't look like it, I have to
I must admit that I have not been experimenting with them... It seemed a
bit scary.... :-)
>Please do read the advice in the FAQ on reporting a bug. There is
>npthing here that I can see is a bug, or see how to investigate.
>All PRNGs have deficiencies, and you have to program procedures to take
>account of them. R provides several alternatives for you to try out.
>Do make use of them!
I will! Sorry for the disturbance!
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