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PRNG - Pseudo-Random Number Generator

PRNG is a collection of algorithms for generating pseudorandom numbers as a library of C functions, released under the GPL. It has been written by Otmar Lendl ( and is now maintained by Josef Leydold (

The current version of this package can always be found on the ARVAG (Automatic Random VAriate Generation) project group in Vienna, or the pLab server in Salzburg.

In the case of any troubles, bug reports or need of assistance please contact the maintainer via Please let us also know about your experiencies with the library.