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Publication Citation: NIST SP 800-90A: Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators

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Author(s): Elaine B. Barker;
Title: NIST SP 800-90A: Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators
Published: January 23, 2012
Abstract: This Recommendation specifies mechanisms for the generation of random bits using deterministic methods. The methods provided are based on either hash functions, block cipher algorithms or number theoretic problems.
Citation: NIST SP - 800-90
Pages: 136 pp.
Keywords: deterministic random bit generator (DRBG); DRBG; entropy; hash function; random number generator
Research Areas: Information Technology, Computer Security
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