Classification and realization of pseudo-random number generators

Clyde F. MARTIN and Mark STAMP

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, U.S.A.

Received 31 December 1988
Revised 3 September 1989

Abstract: In this paper we give a classification of pseudo-random number generators up to a certain group action by giving a complete invariant for the action. A realization theory is developed based on this invariant.

Keywords: Observability; random number; finite fields.

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