Accession Number:

ADA030276

Title:

Some Test Results on the SIMSCRIPT II.5 and SIMPL/1 Pseudorandom Number Generators.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

NORTH CAROLINA UNIV AT CHAPEL HILL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

This paper presents results of applying the runs up and down test, the chi-square goodness-of-fit test and the serial test to streams of pseudorandom numbers generated by the pseudorandom number generators implemented in the IBM version of SIMSCRIPT II.5, in SIMPL1 and using their default seeds. Although this limited testing prevents general conclusions, the results presented here do identify several areas of concern.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE