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Uniform Variate

A Random Number which lies within a specified range (which can, without loss of generality, be taken as [0, 1]), with a Uniform Distribution.


Press, W. H.; Flannery, B. P.; Teukolsky, S. A.; and Vetterling, W. T. ``Uniform Deviates.'' §7.1 in Numerical Recipes in FORTRAN: The Art of Scientific Computing, 2nd ed. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, pp. 267-277, 1992.

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