better random numbers

Raffaello Giulietti raffaello.giulietti at
Tue Sep 7 12:13:19 UTC 2021

On 2021-09-07 13:48, Stefan Zobel wrote:
>> On this blog entry (year 2017), Lemire is not giving any technical or
>> scientific argument in favor or against PCG.
>> He also refers to, and quotes from, a blog entry (year 2015) of an
>> influential researcher (whose work he respects) suggesting the entry has
>> harsh words about PCG. The fact is, that entry doesn't mention PCG or
>> O'Neill at all and the quotation if not found there.
> That "influential researcher" is probably Sebastiano Vigna who has indeed
> harsh words on PCG:


But the page you refer to is (unfortunately) not dated, except for a 
mention of a year 2020 result from INRIA. Lemire's blog post is from 2017.

Besides, the quotation on Lemire's blog entry is not found here. Two 
search engines don't know about the quotation either, except for 
Lemire's blog.

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