X-Newsreader: trn 4.0-test72 (19 April 1999)
Jason Joel Thompson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Can you tell random from pseudorandom, without further knowledge about
> > the generation source?
> However if a number generator is pseudo-random, then it applies is a logic
> or process by which it generates its numbers, which in theory I imagine
> might be detectable given a sufficiently large sample and sufficiently smart
> pattern recognition software.
The source might always be just a tad more complex than your sample
size and analysis methods are able to recognize.
-- Christian "naddy" Weisgerber firstname.lastname@example.org
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