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Graphical analysis of some pseudo-random number generators

Peter A. W. Lewis

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**1986** by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .

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- RANDOM NUMBER GENERATORS

There exist today many "good" pseudo-random number generators; the problem is to retrieve them. This document discusses three commonly used pseudo- random number generators, the first being RANDU, a notoriously bad generator, but one which is still occasionally used. The next is the widely used prime modulus, multiplicative congruential generator used in LL-RANDOMII, the Naval Postgraduate School random number package, and the last is the random number generator provided for microcomputers with the DOS operating system. This latter pseudo-random number generator is completely defective. Simple graphical methods for initial screening of pseudo-random number generators are given, and the problems which arise with bad pseudo-random number generators are detailed with graphics. Finally, recent work on obtaining even better pseudo-random number generators is discussed.

**Edition Notes**

Other titles | NPS-55-86-025. |

Statement | Peter A.W. Lewis |

Contributions | Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Dept. of Operations Research |

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Pagination | 17 p. : |

Number of Pages | 17 |

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Open Library | OL25493850M |

number generator is being discussed, its output is given in binary. Generators exist that techniques are called pseudo-random generators, because in reality each value is Stinson, ). To overcome bias, most true random number generators have some sort of post processing algorithm that can compensate for it. Despite these disadvantages.

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Graphical analysis of some pseudo-random number generators Item Preview remove-circle Simple graphical methods for initial screening of pseudo-random number generators are given, and the problems which arise with bad pseudo-random number generators are detailed with graphics.

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Simple graphical methods for initial screening of pseudo-random number generators are given, and the problems which arise with bad pseudo-random number generators are detailed with graphics. Finally, recent work on obtaining even better pseudo-random number generators is discussedPrepared for: Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CAhttp Author: Peter A.

Lewis. Pseudo-random numbers generators Basics of pseudo-randomnumbersgenerators Most Monte Carlo simulations do not use true randomness. It is not so easy to generate truly random numbers. Instead, pseudo-random numbers are usually used.

The goal of this chapter is to provide a basic understanding of how pseudo-random number generators work File Size: 86KB. & Graphics No. 2, pag.Evaluating pseudo-random number generators numbers brings the generator very close to completing one cycle.

The quantity of random numbers produced by a generator before it repeats the whole sequence is called the period of the by: 3. Section is dedicated to the discussion of different methods of how to generate so called pseudo-random numbers.

A pseudo-random number is a number generated with the help of a deterministic algorithm, however, it shows a behavior as if it were random. This implicates that its statistical properties are close to that of true random numbers.

2 Uniform Random Number Generators Generators Base d on a Deterministic Re currenc e RNGs used for simulation are almost alwa ys based on deterministic algo.

I'm a rank amateur in the area of pseudo-random number generation. I've recently found out that certain generators are better than others (e.g. mt vs rand in C++) and learned what modulo bias is. My Request. I'm looking for an introductory book on pseudo-random number generation.

Does one exist. My Requirements. The repeated use of the same subsequence of random numbers can lead to false convergence. In Fig.results of the Buffon's needle simulation used in Example are shown for the case D = 2L.

However, in this simulation a great many random numbers were discarded between needle drops so that after about simulated needle drops, the cycle length of the random number generator was. for binary sequences produced by cryptographic random number generators (RNGs).

Today, researchers are developing new hardware and software based RNGs. However, few standards address statistical analysis techniques that should be employed in practice. This paper will: (1) list statistical test suite sources, (2) illustrate several evaluation.

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Define. The vast majority of "random number generators" are really "pseudo-random number generators", which means that, given the same starting point Graphical analysis of some pseudo-random number generators book they will reproduce the same sequence.

In theory, by observing the sequence of numbers over a period of time (and knowing the particular algorithm) one can predict the next number, very much like. NIST Special Publication A Statistical Test Suite for the Validation of Random Number Generators and Pseudo Random Number Generators for Graphical analysis of some pseudo-random number generators book Applications Article Apr Description The graphing and computational capabilities of Mathematica provide a quick and visual route to evaluating various characteristics of pseudo-random number generators.

This paper is a tutorial on using some simple statistical and graphical techniques for studying the output of such generators. A pseudorandom number generator (PRNG), also known as a deterministic random bit generator (DRBG), is an algorithm for generating a sequence of numbers whose properties approximate the properties of sequences of random PRNG-generated sequence is not truly random, because it is completely determined by an initial value, called the PRNG's seed (which may include.

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Related Work. Next: Linear Congruential Method Up: Random-Number Generation Previous: Generation of Pseudo-Random Numbers Techniques for Generating Random Numbers.

Many different methods of generating pseudo-random numbers are available. This text introduces two of them, with one in great detail. PRNG (pseudo random number generator) are reproduced in Appendix F, p. F The Objective of Exploratory Data Analysis The objective of exploratory data analysis (EDA) is to become familiar with the data.

It is always necessary to conduct exploratory data analysis on a data set before more formal tests are applied. It uses vector instructions, like SSE or AltiVec, to quick up random numbers generation. Moreover it displays larger periods than the original MT: SFMT can be configured to use periods up to 2 Finally, MT had some problems when badly initialized: it tended to draw lots of 0, leading to bad quality random numbers.

Notice that I assumed the generator g = 2. You should find a generator depending on p since this is just an example (even if statistically 2 is a frequent generator). If you want to find a generator for your p you can use this online tool that calculates the root primitives modulo a given prime number.

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O’Connell () Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University January Table of Contents Chapter 1 – Introduction 3 Problem Definition 3 Study Scope 3 Study Objectives 3 [ ].

Random number generators can be hardware based or pseudo-random number generators. Hardware based random-number generators can involve the use of a dice, a coin for flipping, or many other devices.

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