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Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators

Published

Author(s)

Elaine B. Barker, John M. Kelsey

Abstract

[Superseded by SP 800-90 Revised (March 2007): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=50814] This Recommendation specifies mechanisms for the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
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-90
Report Number
800-90

Keywords

deterministic random bit generator (DRBG), entropy, hash function, random number generator

Citation

Barker, E. and Kelsey, J. (2006), Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed March 4, 2024)
Created June 13, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017