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NAME

       Math::Random::OO::Uniform - Generates random numbers from the uniform
       distribution

VERSION

       version 0.22

SYNOPSIS

         use Math::Random::OO::Uniform;
         push @prngs,
             Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new(),     # range [0,1)
             Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new(5),    # range [0,5)
             Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new(-1,1); # range [-1,1)
         $_->seed(42) for @prngs;
         print( $_->next() . "
" ) for @prngs;

DESCRIPTION

       This subclass of Math::Random::OO generates random reals from a uniform
       probability distribution.

METHODS

   "new"
        $prng1 = Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new();
        $prng2 = Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new($high);
        $prng3 = Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new($low,$high);

       "new" takes up to two optional parameters and returns a new
       "Math::Random::OO::Uniform" object.  With no parameters, the object
       generates random numbers in the range of zero (inclusive) to one
       (exclusive).  With a single parameter, the object generates random
       numbers from zero (inclusive) to the value of the parameter
       (exclusive).  Note, the object does this with multiplication, so if the
       parameter is negative, the function will return negative numbers.  This
       is a feature or bug, depending on your point of view.  With two
       parameters, the object generates random numbers from the first
       parameter (inclusive) to the second parameter (exclusive).  (Actually,
       as long as you have two parameters, "new" will put them in the right
       order).

   "seed"
        $rv = $prng->seed( @seeds );

       This method seeds the random number generator.  At the moment, only the
       first seed value matters.  It should be a positive integer.

   "next"
        $rnd = $prng->next();

       This method returns the next random number from the random number
       generator.  It does not take any parameters.

AUTHOR

       David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

       This software is Copyright (c) 2013 by David Golden.

       This is free software, licensed under:

         The Apache License, Version 2.0, January 2004



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