[Haskell-cafe] Stable Random Number Generator?

Stephen Tetley stephen.tetley at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 08:08:36 UTC 2016

Jerzy Karczmarzcuk has often mentioned ergodic functions on this
mailing list which have the stability properties you are after, and
for the generation of graphics and the like their "not quite
randomness" should have no dishonour.

You should be able to crib the one (written in Clean) from this paper.

On 10 September 2016 at 04:12, Christopher Howard <ch.howard at zoho.com> wrote:
> Hi. What would be a good library if I want a pseudo-RNG which is stable
> across platforms and compiler versions? By "stable" I mean always produces
> the same values after being given a particular seed. I have a number of
> projects which involve generating some kind of pattern or graphic, where the
> algorithm is either fed values from a RNG, or starts with initial conditions
> generated by an RNG. So, I want an RNG which which produce the same results
> when different users on different systems enter the same seed.
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