On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 04:40:15PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
kevin lyda thought:
> how can i analyse a stream of numbers to see how random they are?
> does anyone have any web pages that discuss this? i napped too much
> in stats - a bad course to take in the spring, even in buffalo it got
> too hot for stats around april...
>> i'm looking to compare the numbers returned from egd to the ones returned
> from /dev/random on linux (and maybe openbsd if i'm bored).
Errm, so, how do I get numbers form /dev/random? dd gives me ascii
garbage, so does cat. Do I need to write a c proggie to read and what
should I read then?
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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