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/*! \file knuthuniformrng.hpp
    \brief Knuth uniform random number generator

#ifndef quantlib_knuth_uniform_rng_h
#define quantlib_knuth_uniform_rng_h

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

namespace QuantLib {

    //! Uniform random number generator
    /*! Random number generator by Knuth.
        For more details see Knuth, Seminumerical Algorithms,
        3rd edition, Section 3.6.
        \note This is <b>not</b> Knuth's original implementation which
              is available at
              but rather a slightly modified version wrapped in a C++ class.
              Such modifications did not affect the code but only the data
              structures used, which were converted to their standard C++
00044     class KnuthUniformRng {
        typedef Sample<Real> sample_type;
        /*! if the given seed is 0, a random seed will be chosen
            based on clock() */
        explicit KnuthUniformRng(long seed = 0);
        /*! returns a sample with weight 1.0 containing a random number
          uniformly chosen from (0.0,1.0) */
        sample_type next() const;
        static const int KK, LL, TT, QUALITY;
        mutable std::vector<double> ranf_arr_buf;
        mutable std::vector<double>::const_iterator ranf_arr_ptr,
        mutable std::vector<double> ran_u;
        double mod_sum(double x, double y) const;
        bool is_odd(int s) const;
        void ranf_start(long seed);
        void ranf_array(std::vector<double>& aa, int n) const;
        double ranf_arr_cycle() const;

    // inline definitions

00069     inline KnuthUniformRng::sample_type KnuthUniformRng::next() const {
        double result = (ranf_arr_ptr != ranf_arr_sentinel ?
                         *ranf_arr_ptr++ :
        return sample_type(result,1.0);

    inline double KnuthUniformRng::mod_sum(double x, double y) const {
        return (x+y)-int(x+y);

    inline bool KnuthUniformRng::is_odd(int s) const {
        return (s&1) != 0;



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