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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 16, 2012 2:03 PM
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In sci.math message <>,
Fri, 14 Dec 2012 20:06:42, Michael Press <> posted:

>In article <>,
> Dr J R Stockton <> wrote:

>> In sci.math message <>,
>> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:46:23, Michael Press <> posted:

>> >
>> >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.

>From what does the unpredictability of radioactive decay arise?

The laws of quantum physics. Read Heisenberg. Alas, it is no longer
possible to hear him directly, as I have done.

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