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Random Sources for Cryptographic Systems

  • G. B. Agnew
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 304)

Abstract

Random and pseudorandom sources have long been of interest in the study of statistical processes. Applications include the simulation of computer networks and communication channels. In these systems, pseudorandom sources (PRS) are preferred over true random sources (TRS) as repeatability (recreatability) of observations is important.

Keywords

Integration Period Metal Insulator Semiconductor Random Source Dark Current Density Cryptographic System 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. B. Agnew
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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