Monte Carlo Method and pi

Paul Rubin http
Mon Jul 12 01:32:33 CEST 2004


Fernando Perez <fperez528 at yahoo.com> writes:
> > random.random in python 2.2 and later calls the Mersenne Twister generator,
> > a very fast generator implemented in C.
> 
> Sure?
> Python 2.2.3 (#1, Oct 15 2003, 23:33:35)
> Source:
> def random(self):
>         """Get the next random number in the range [0.0, 1.0)."""
> 
>         # Wichman-Hill random number generator.

Hmm, I guess MT only became the default in 2.3.  Thanks.



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