We observe that pseudo-random number generators, familiar to all programmers, are examples of deterministic chaotic dynamical systems. We discuss the implications of this finding and compare computer generation of pseudo-random numbers to the theoretical ideal of a 1989 random sequence.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||ACM SIGPLAN Notices|
|State||Published - Jan 11 1989|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design