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GeneralRe: Truly Random number generator for purists ? Pin
Greg Utas11-Oct-19 4:58
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W Balboos11-Oct-19 5:43
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Eddy Vluggen11-Oct-19 9:00
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W Balboos11-Oct-19 9:08
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You seem to have a conceptual problem of distinguishing between random and reproducible.

If all the fish tend to huddle in a single corner it would be hard to reproduce - but the numbers you'd generate would be clustered around that location's value generation.

Thus, if you were using this to run a lottery, one would be wise to bet on numbers generated due to their clustering. However they slosh around in the cluster could make the numbers unpredictable but the tendency for certain values would increase. It could be irreproducable but the generated numbers would not be random over the number space.

You'll have to think this through for yourself - it's hard to express the difference.

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