mixed congruential generator

mixed congruential generator

[′mikst ‚kän·grü′en·chəl ′jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(computer science)
A congruential generator in which the constant b in the generating formula is not equal to zero.
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The generator that Knuth recommends is a mixed congruential generator whose modulus is a power of two-precisely the type of generator that Park and Miller vigorously lambaste.
June 1979, 132-138) as described by Park and Miller to Knuth's mixed congruential generator, we may be able to avoid some of these multiplications and divisions, depending on the compiler and our willingness to code a machine-independent algorithm in machine language.
If we are willing to tolerate overflow on integer operations we can use Knuth's mixed congruential generator as it stands.