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- Name (as given to
`prng_new`

):`"mt19937(seed)"`

. - Properties:
- Period lengths is 2^19937-1.
`prng_is_congruential`

is`TRUE`

.`prng_can_seed`

is`TRUE`

.

The parameter of`prng_seed`

will be used to seed the array of coefficients.`prng_can_fast_sub`

and`prng_can_fast_con`

are`FALSE`

.

- Introduced in:
Matsumoto, M. and Nishimura, T., "Mersenne Twister: A 623-Dimensionally Equidistributed Uniform Pseudo-Random Number Generator", ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, Vol. 8, No. 1, January 1998, pp 3-30.