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/* -*- mode: c++; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */

 Copyright (C) 2003 Ferdinando Ametrano

 This file is part of QuantLib, a free-software/open-source library
 for financial quantitative analysts and developers - http://quantlib.org/

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/*! \file randomsequencegenerator.hpp
    \brief Random sequence generator based on a pseudo-random number generator

#ifndef quantlib_random_sequence_generator_h
#define quantlib_random_sequence_generator_h

#include <ql/methods/montecarlo/sample.hpp>
#include <ql/errors.hpp>
#include <vector>

namespace QuantLib {

    //! Random sequence generator based on a pseudo-random number generator
    /*! Random sequence generator based on a pseudo-random number
        generator RNG.

        Class RNG must implement the following interface:
            RNG::sample_type RNG::next() const;

        \warning do not use with low-discrepancy sequence generator.
    template<class RNG>
00045     class RandomSequenceGenerator {
        typedef Sample<std::vector<Real> > sample_type;
        RandomSequenceGenerator(Size dimensionality,
                                const RNG& rng)
        : dimensionality_(dimensionality), rng_(rng),
          sequence_(std::vector<Real> (dimensionality), 1.0),
          int32Sequence_(dimensionality) {
                     "dimensionality must be greater than 0");

        RandomSequenceGenerator(Size dimensionality,
                                BigNatural seed = 0)
        : dimensionality_(dimensionality), rng_(seed),
          sequence_(std::vector<Real> (dimensionality), 1.0),
          int32Sequence_(dimensionality) {}

        const sample_type& nextSequence() const {
            sequence_.weight = 1.0;
            for (Size i=0; i<dimensionality_; i++) {
                typename RNG::sample_type x(rng_.next());
                sequence_.value[i] = x.value;
                sequence_.weight  *= x.weight;
            return sequence_;
        std::vector<BigNatural> nextInt32Sequence() const {
            for (Size i=0; i<dimensionality_; i++) {
                int32Sequence_[i] = rng_.nextInt32();
            return int32Sequence_;
        const sample_type& lastSequence() const {
            return sequence_;
        Size dimension() const {return dimensionality_;}
        Size dimensionality_;
        RNG rng_;
        mutable sample_type sequence_;
        mutable std::vector<BigNatural> int32Sequence_;



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