Note: This paper was among the papers adopted into the draft Library Fundamentals TS yesterday at the Issaquah WA USA ISO C++ meeting.
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Document number: N3925
by Walter Brown
This paper proposes to add to the standard library an interface for two algorithms carrying out random sampling. Such algorithms have long been part of the original (SGI) implementation of the Standard Template Library. ...
Many thanks to the readers of early drafts of this paper for their thoughtful comments, and to Matt Austern for the original proposal of the sampling algorithms.