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Random-Number Generator

Any machine or activity that produces a series of numbers with no pattern. A random number generator may be simple, such as rolling dice or flipping a coin. Many others are complex computers. Random number generators are used in gambling, particularly in slots and lotteries.
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Each method was applied 10 000 times using different random number generator seeds.
The quality of the random number generator (period, correspondence with the requested distribution, serial correlation) should be investigated.
Characteristic analysis of a chaotic random number generator using piece-wise-linear map.
Recently, he has been conducting analysis of the Linux Random Number Generator (LRNG) along with Benny Pinkas from the University of Haifa and Tzachy Reinman from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Hardware-based Cryptography - Including a Digital Random Number Generator and all major cryptographic engines.
When an object interaction occurs, the gaming program activates a random number generator which cycles through all of the available object "images" and displays a resulting image to the player in a game grid located above the 3-D world display.
Freescale's integrated security engine supports DES, 3DES, MD-5, SHA-1, AES and ARC-4 encryption algorithms, as well as a Public Key accelerator and on-chip Random Number Generator.
Until now, every type of machine on the market based its operating structure on the random number generator.
TOKYO -- FDK Corporation, Tokyo will release a new IC package of true (physical) random number generator "RPG100B," forthcoming in November.
Nasdaq: SDTI) announced that it is updating its BSAFE(R) Crypto-C and Crypto-J development products to add support for the hardware-based Intel(R) Random Number Generator (RNG) in the Intel(R) 810 Chipset, the next-generation chipset that was announced today.