SPRNG Documentation

Version 1.0

For technical assistance in installing or using SPRNG, please call Ashok Srinivasan at (217) 244-2937 or email sprng@ncsa.uiuc.edu.

Changes to Version 0.5
Please read this if you have been using SPRNG 0.5.

The following documents are available for the SPRNG parallel pseudorandom number generator libraries:

Quick Start

This is a brief tutorial on installing and using some simple SPRNG features. It assumes some experience in installing software. However, links are provided in case more details are required.

Quick Reference

Quick reference sheets for the SPRNG interfaces.

User's Guide

The User's Guide contains detailed information on installing and using the libraries. It also discusses testing the generators for their quality.

Reference Manual

Detailed discussions of the various SPRNG functions are presented in this document.

Introduction to Parallel RNGs

A discussion of random number generators for use in parallel applications.