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Topic: Simple random number generator?
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Dr J R Stockton

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Re: Simple random number generator?
Posted: Dec 13, 2012 1:14 PM
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In sci.math message <rubrum-471E53.18462311122012@news.albasani.net>,
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:46:23, Michael Press <rubrum@pacbell.net> posted:

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>I do not see how quantum effects can be used to generate
>random sequences.


Radioactive decay is due to quantum effects, and there is a fixed
probability for each atom to decay in the next time interval.

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