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- Subject: Re: PRNG for Lua 4.0?
- From: Michael Horvath <mikh2161@...>
- Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:32:42 -0400
No I don't have a copy of this book unfortunately.
On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 10:39 AM, Dirk Laurie <email@example.com> wrote:
> 2013/9/10 Michael Horvath <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> The output is "24".
> OK. That means you have 24-bit floating-point.
> You can use the same code, but you will have to make all
> the constants much smaller. The a,c,m values must be
> small enough that a*(m-1) + c is less than 2^24.
> Do you have access to Knuth's Art of Computer Programming,
> Volume 2? I think he has some tables of good a,c,m values
> for low-precision machines.