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Mathematics of Computation
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Generating and testing pseudo random numbers on the IBM Type 701


Author: D. L. Johnson
Journal: Math. Comp. 10 (1956), 8-13
MSC: Primary 68.0X
MathSciNet review: 0076467
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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1956-0076467-X
PII: S 0025-5718(1956)0076467-X
Article copyright: © Copyright 1956 American Mathematical Society