
Re: Simple random number generator?
Posted:
Nov 26, 2012 5:10 PM


On Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:08:17 0500, Existential Angst wrote:
> Would be the digits of e, pi, et al? > If that's the case, no need for fancy pyooter algorithms? > > Inneresting article on pi, randomness, chaos. > http://www.lbl.gov/ScienceArticles/Archive/pirandom.html
Is it not the case that the digits of e, pi et al. can't strictly be random, if it is only because they are highly compressible? I.e. because there small, compact formulas that spit out as many digits as you want in a completely deterministic way?

