RANLUX: a Fortran implementation of the high-quality pseudorandom number generator of Luscher. Following some remarks on the quality of pseudorandom number generators commonly used in Monte Carlo calculations in computational physics, we offer a portable Fortran 77 implementation of a high-quality generator called RANLUX (for LUXury RANdom numbers), using the algorithm of M. Lüscher [ibid. 79, No. 1, 100-110 (1994; reviewed above)]. The implementation allows the user to select different quality or luxury levels, where higher quality requires somewhat longer computing time for the generation. There is a convenient way of initialization (appropriate also for massively parallel Monte Carlo computations) as well as two different methods of restarting from a break point (Source: http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/)

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