A Simple Nonperiodic Random Number Generator: A Recursive Model for the Logistic Map
Scientific rept. no. 1
BOSTON UNIV MA
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A nonperiodic random number generator which is based on the logistic equation is presented. A simple transformation which operates on the logistic variable and leads to a sequence of random numbers with a near-Gaussian distribution is described and discussed. The associated algorithm can be easily utilized in laboratory exercises, classroom demonstrations and software written for stochastic modelling purposes. Logistic map, Recursive process, Random number generator.
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