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Random Numbers

Random Numbers#

Applies to Linux and Windows


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rocRAND is an AMD GPU optimized library for pseudo-random number generators (PRNG).

hipRAND is a compatibility layer for GPU accelerated pseudo-random number generation (PRNG) optimized for AMD GPUs using rocRAND. hipRAND allows for a common interface for other non AMD GPU PRNG libraries.