How do the random commands work? The reason I ask, is that, while experimenting with the rand( command, it dawned on me that the number it chooses is not random. If it was truly random, you could not reproduce them by restoring the seed value.
here you go from the rand wiki site.
I cannot access the page unless I get a membership; I'm not sure if I even can, but if I could, I don't want to.
Joining the ACM is always a great idea :D , but if all you want is L'Ecuyer's paper: http://www.unitedti.org/index.php?showtopic=6883&st=20&p=114738&#entry114738 .