A function setVectorSeed() is provided. Its argument is a numeric vector of an arbitrary nonzero length, whose components have integer values from [0, 2^32-1]. The input vector is transformed using AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) algorithm into an initial state of Mersenne-Twister random number generator. The function provides a better alternative to the R base function set.seed(), if the input vector is a single integer. Initializing a stream of random numbers with a vector is a convenient way to obtain several streams, each of which is identified by several integer indices.

Version: | 0.3-2 |

Published: | 2014-12-03 |

Author: | Petr Savicky |

Maintainer: | Petr Savicky <savicky at cs.cas.cz> |

License: | GPL-3 |

NeedsCompilation: | yes |

Materials: | ChangeLog |

CRAN checks: | rngSetSeed results |

Reference manual: | rngSetSeed.pdf |

Package source: | rngSetSeed_0.3-2.tar.gz |

Windows binaries: | r-devel: rngSetSeed_0.3-2.zip, r-release: rngSetSeed_0.3-2.zip, r-oldrel: rngSetSeed_0.3-2.zip |

OS X El Capitan binaries: | r-release: rngSetSeed_0.3-2.tgz |

OS X Mavericks binaries: | r-oldrel: rngSetSeed_0.3-2.tgz |

Old sources: | rngSetSeed archive |

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