An instance of this class is used to generate a stream of
pseudorandom numbers. The class uses a 48-bit seed, which is
modified using a linear congruential formula. (See Donald Knuth,
The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 2, Section 3.2.1.)
If two instances of Random are created with the same
seed, and the same sequence of method calls is made for each, they
will generate and return identical sequences of numbers.
Many applications will find the random method in
class Math simpler to use.
Returns the next pseudorandom, Gaussian ("normally") distributed
double value with mean 0.0 and standard
deviation 1.0 from this random number generator's sequence.
Returns the next pseudorandom, Gaussian ("normally") distributed
double value with mean 0.0 and standard
deviation 1.0 from this random number generator's sequence.
Returns:
the next pseudorandom, Gaussian ("normally") distributed
double value with mean 0.0 and
standard deviation 1.0 from this random number
generator's sequence.
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