, Volume 46, Issue 1, pp 51-68

The serial test for pseudo-random numbers generated by the linear congruential method

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We consider the linear congruential method for pseudo-random number generation and establish effective criteria for the choice of parameters in this method which guarantee statistical almost-independence of successive pseudo-random numbers. Applications to numerical integration are also discussed.