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Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators

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Author(s)

Elaine B. Barker, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte

Abstract

This bulletin summarizes the information presented in NIST SP 800-90A, Revision 1. The publication specifies mechanisms for the generation of random bits using deterministic methods. The methods provided are based on either hash functions or block cipher algorithms.
Citation
ITL Bulletin -

Keywords

Deterministic Random Bit Generator (DRBG), entropy, hash function, random number generator

Citation

Barker, E. , Feldman, L. and Witte, G. (2015), Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=919165 (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created August 13, 2015, Updated February 19, 2017