The 64-bit Universal RNG176 (9/19/2012 7:28:37 AM) comp.lang.fortran Marsaglia's procedure (below) produces 64-bit PRNs in floating-point.
Re: Double precision random number generator in Fortran 77
Posted: Nov 18, 2005 7:41 PM
George Marsaglia wrote:
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BLOCKED RECORDS423 (8/21/2012 9:08:14 AM) comp.lang.pl1 glen herrmannsfeldt wrote:
Aug 21, 1:22 pm
In comp.lang.pl1 Robin Vowels wrote:
>> > VB worked fine for PL/I.
>> I suspected so. I remember once trying to use the usual (for Fortran)
>> FB 133 for SYSP... Robin
PRINTER HISTORY015 (8/20/2012 1:17:15 AM) comp.lang.pl1
In article ,
>robin.vow...@gmail.com (Robin Vowels) writes:
>> On Aug 16, 4:06 am, "Charlie Gibbs" wrote:
>>> The CPUs might have seemed lame by today's standards, but back
>>> then they were the sta... Robin
IBM System /360 nostalgia6026 (7/20/2012 2:12:45 AM) comp.lang.pl1 On Friday, 20 July 2012 04:03:43 UTC+10, John Levine wrote:
> On a 360/30, the MVC to move a 100 character field took 330us, or 355
> if it used EX to set the field length. Do a 20 of those for a 2K disk
OS/360 nostalgia424 (7/19/2012 12:34:56 AM) comp.lang.pl1 On Thursday, 19 July 2012 09:18:22 UTC+10, Peter Flass wrote:
> This is off-topic for this group, but since it came into the discussion
> ... I don't think I ever saw an OS system without HASP, but withou... robin
Sound #2018 (7/12/2012 12:20:32 PM) comp.lang.pl1 Hi,
For IBM's Windows PL/I, is there an API for the sound card?
I've generated sound files from PL/I, but I'd like to
generate some sounds in real time (i.e., live).
Is there one for recording?
Reformatting a name field (text)021 (7/12/2012 2:35:08 AM) comp.lang.pl1 Pete Dashwood wrote:
>> I was wondering if anyone had some goos examples of how to parse out
>> a name and reformat it. I assume perform varying backwards would be
>That woul... robin
how to build a format string on the fly?122 (6/25/2012 7:25:44 AM) comp.lang.pl1 On Friday, 22 June 2012 07:35:10 UTC+10, glen herrmannsfeldt wrote:
It beggars belief that, after 55 years, it still is necessary to
resort to hacks in Fortran to do simple things like a variable number
Accuracy of results328 (6/25/2012 6:29:38 AM) comp.lang.pl1 On Monday, 25 June 2012 02:23:07 UTC+10, Nasser M. Abbasi wrote:
> There will be no more need to suffer with floating points
> loss of accuracy any more. Hence no issues like this *(1):
> --------------... robin
More PL/I compiler jewels #2038 (5/30/2012 3:53:41 PM) comp.lang.pl1 PL/I for Windows:-
%process list, opt(time);
test: procedure options (main, reorder);
declare s character (20);
s = 'ac.d&e(f';
s = translate (s, (15)' ', '.()!@#$%^&*_+' );
"word"822 (9/5/2012 1:38:33 PM) comp.programming Anyone know how it came to pass that a "word" is 16 bits? This was very co=
nfusing terminology for me when I was beginning.
I remember thinking=85 a "word" of data? huh?
Ranq1 from numerical recepies31673 (9/17/2012 3:18:22 PM) comp.lang.fortran Dear friends,
I am in need of a "good" random number, for which, I have used LCG for
Recently I found some problem in my application, probably due to the
random number. Before going to marseglia, I... bnrj.rudra(343)
goto1144 (9/19/2012 4:00:19 PM) comp.programming In most languages that support goto, can you do a goto from one function to another?
Endianness and Record Specification850 (9/21/2012 6:16:43 PM) comp.lang.ada I have been reading over google searches all day and I feel like I'm missing something here.
Is there a straight forward method to use Standard'Default_Bit_Order to define a specification for a record, that ... awdorrin(79)
IBM Enterprise PL/I 4.3137 (8/30/2012 12:41:46 PM) comp.lang.pl1 Highlights of announcement letter 212-322:
* Support for ARCH(10) machines add new instructions supported by the
execution-hint, load-and-trap, and miscellaneous-instructions-extensions
* ... Peter_Flass(934)