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

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Author(s): Elaine B. Barker; John M. Kelsey;
Title: Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators
Published: June 24, 2015
Abstract: This Recommendation specifies mechanisms for the generation of random bits using deterministic methods. The methods provided are based on either hash functions or block cipher algorithms. [Supersedes SP 800-90A (January 2012): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910345]
Citation: Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-90A Rev 1
Pages: 109 pp.
Keywords: deterministic random bit generator (DRBG), entropy, hash function, random number generator.
Research Areas: Computer Security
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-90Ar1