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Notation Key

 
a       		 integer multiplier, 

c integer constant,

D length of needle in Buffon's needle experiment

F fraction of trials needle falls within ruled grid in Buffon's needle experiment

k lag in lagged Fibonacci generator, k > 0

lag in lagged Fibonacci generator,

M number of binary bits in m

m integer modulus m > 1

N number of trials

number of parallel processors

P period of generator

p a prime integer

random real number,

S spacing between grid in Buffon's needle experiment

random integer