I periodically see articles about physicists or others coming up with a technique that generates a slightly more random number than was possible before, and how this is useful for encryption. But ...
I have a sequence of numbers like 1,7,22,45,12,96,21,45,65,36,85,14,51,16,18,17,16....65... IS there any formula to check whether the sequence is random or not ? In my case odd numbers are ...
Is there any scripting language function (like in python or bash) that samples from a zipf-like distribution, for exponent ...
If rand() is a function which produces a linearly distributed random number over a range not containing zero, then what type of distribution would rand() / rand() produce? I know it would center at ...