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Manuscript Title: Acceleration of RANLUX.
Authors: K.G. Hamilton, F. James
Program title: RANLUXI
Catalogue identifier: ACPR_v2_0
Distribution format: gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 101(1997)241
Programming language: Fortran.
Computer: IBM PC compatibles.
Operating system: UNIX.
RAM: 5K words
Word size: 32
Keywords: General purpose, Statistical methods, Monte Carlo, Random numbers, Random number generators, Luxury random numbers, Pseudorandom.
Classification: 4.13.

Nature of problem:
Any Monte Carlo calculation or simulation.

Solution method:
The RANLUX routine [1] is converted to integer recursion, with an increase in speed.

Unusual features:
The quality of the generated pseudorandom numbers can be selected by the user through an input parameter.

Running time:
Approximately 2-10 microseconds per value using an Intel 486DX2-66 CPU, 0.5-2.0 microseconds with a Pentium-133 or 0.5-4.0 microseconds on selected workstations.

References:
[1] F. James, Comput. Phys. Commun. 79(1994)111-114.