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Summary: Boost randon number generator
AssignedTo: bfl [..] ...
ReportedBy: tinne [dot] delaet [..] ...
CC: bfl [..] ...
Estimated Hours: 0.0
Apparently, calling sampleFrom on a Gaussian always results in the same set of
samples when using Boost as a random number generator. It appears like boost
has a fixed list of random samples, resulting in the same samples when
executing the program multiple times.
This problem does not occur when using lti as a randon number generator.
Is this an intrinsic problem with Boost (or are we not using the rng properly)?
I found the following note on
"Note: These random number generators are not intended for use in applications
where non-deterministic random numbers are required. See nondet_random.html for
a choice of (hopefully) non-deterministic random number generators."
So maybe we should use the proposed class when we want non-deterministic randon