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NAME
Math::Random::OO::Uniform - Generates random numbers from the uniform
distribution

VERSION
version 0.22

SYNOPSIS
use Math::Random::OO::Uniform;
push @prngs,
Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new(),	   # range [0,1)
Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new(5),	   # range [0,5)
Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new(-1,1); # range [-1,1)
\$_->seed(42) for @prngs;
print(	\$_->next() . "\n" ) for	@prngs;

DESCRIPTION
This subclass of	Math::Random::OO generates random reals	from a uniform
probability distribution.

METHODS
"new"
\$prng1 = Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new();
\$prng2 = Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new(\$high);
\$prng3 = Math::Random::OO::Uniform->new(\$low,\$high);

"new" takes up to two optional parameters and returns a new
"Math::Random::OO::Uniform" object.  With no parameters,	the object
generates random	numbers	in the range of	zero (inclusive) to one
(exclusive).  With a single parameter, the object generates random
numbers from zero (inclusive) to	the value of the parameter
(exclusive).  Note, the object does this	with multiplication, so	if the
parameter is negative, the function will	return negative	numbers.  This
is a feature or bug, depending on your point of view.  With two
parameters, the object generates	random numbers from the	first
parameter (inclusive) to	the second parameter (exclusive).  (Actually,
as long as you have two parameters, "new" will put them in the right
order).

"seed"
\$rv = \$prng->seed( @seeds );

This method seeds the random number generator.  At the moment, only the
first seed value	matters.  It should be a positive integer.

"next"
\$rnd = \$prng->next();

This method returns the next random number from the random number
generator.  It does not take any	parameters.

AUTHOR
David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>