Evidence of significant bias in an elementary random number generator [report]

H. Borgwaldt, V. Brandl
An elementary pseudo random number generator for isotropically distributed unit vectors in 3-dimensional space has been tested for bias. This generator uses the IBM-supplied routine RANDU and a transparent rejection technique. The tests show clearly that non-randomness in the pseudo random numbers
doi:10.5445/ir/270015662 fatcat:a7digtsgljdhhijkumphdjr5pa