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Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators

Published

Author(s)

Elaine B. Barker

Abstract

[Superseded by SP 800-90A Revision 1 (June 2015): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918489] This Recommendation specifies mechanisms for the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) - 800-90A
Report Number
800-90A

Keywords

deterministic random bit generator (DRBG), DRBG, entropy, hash function, random number generator
Created January 23, 2012, Updated November 10, 2018