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Publication Citation: Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators (Revised)

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Author(s): Elaine B. Barker; John M. Kelsey;
Title: Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators (Revised)
Published: March 14, 2007
Abstract: [Superseded by SP 800-90A (January 2012): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910345] This Recommendation specifies mechanisms for the generation of random bits using deterministic methods. The methods provided are based on either cryptographic hash functions, block cipher algorithms or number theoretic problems.
Citation: NIST SP - 800-90
Pages: 133 pp.
Keywords: Deterministic random bit generator (DRBG); DRBG; entropy; hash function; random number generator
Research Areas: Information Technology, Computer Security