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By Walter Freiberger, Ulf Grenander (auth.)

ISBN-10: 0387900292

ISBN-13: 9780387900292

ISBN-10: 1461298377

ISBN-13: 9781461298373

This publication arose out of a few diversified contexts, and various folks have contributed to its perception and improvement. It had its beginning in a venture initiated together with the IBM Cambridge Scien­ tific heart, really with Dr. Rhett Tsao, then of that heart. we're thankful to Mr. Norman Rasmussen, supervisor of the IBM clinical middle complicated, for his preliminary aid. The paintings is being carried on at Brown collage with beneficiant aid from the place of work of Computing actions of the nationwide technological know-how origin (grants GJ-174 and GJ-7l0); we're thankful to Dr. John Lehmann of this workplace for his curiosity and encouragement. Professors Donald McClure and Richard Vitale of the department of utilized arithmetic at Brown college contributed tremendously to the undertaking and taught classes in its spirit. we're indebted to them and to Dr. Tore Dalenius of the collage of Stockholm for useful criticisms of the manuscript. the ultimate stimulus to the book's final touch got here from an invLtation to educate a direction on the IBM ecu structures learn Institute at Geneva. we're thankful to Dr. J.F. Blackburn, Director of the Institute, for his invitation, and to him and his spouse Beverley for his or her hospitality. we're tremendously indebted to Mrs. Katrina Avery for her well suited secretarial and editorial paintings at the manuscript.

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3). Theorem. Assume that f is periodic on [O,lJ and has three continuous derivatives. 27) with f f({na}) v f(x) o( Ivl- 3 ). 28) by parts three times and applying the Riemann-Lebesgue lemma. 30) IIi,N - I I -< ~N \" L v=-oo I f II s~n Nva I v Sln rrva 42 2rriva = O. Hence o has where the prime denotes that the term with v been left out. (l-x) > 2 in 1/2 ~ x ~ 1, so that Isin xl> 2 (2. 31) TfxlT - if I Ixl I denote~ th~ distance from x to the nearest integer. 32) I I*N - II -< ~ 2N " L \)=-00 To bound I Ivai I away from zero we could appeal to what has been said about diophantine approximation.

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33) is false except possibly for a finite number of q's. 36 ) Hence there is a c' > 0 such that Iqa-pl > c'/q , q 43 1,2, ... * The last two theorems indicate that the pseudo-random sequence obtained from the additive congruence rule, although giving a poor approximation to randomness, may nevertheless be acceptable for Monte Carlo. one for truly random sequences. The resulting error is smaller than the In statistical terminology this means: systematic sampling can be better than random sampling.

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