On 04/03/2013 10:48 AM, David Bernier wrote: > On 04/03/2013 10:25 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: >> On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 3:17:45 AM UTC-4, David Bernier wrote: >>> I used snow (white noise) from an analog cathode ray tube TV, >>> >>> recorded with a webcam, as the source of entropy for supposedly [...]
>> It looks like BM to me too. Do some tests for independent increments >> and normality of increments over 50 (say) points. >> > > I guess my aim is perfection here ... > My major (and lasting) concern > is that 1205 random coin tosses, used to generate > a displacement from -1205 to 1205 (odd integer values only), > is not exactly a Gaussian random variable. > > The second concern is bugs in the "bit-extractor", > and samples-generating C code, > for the 2,468,800-byte file.
I used chunks of 32 bytes to get blocks of 256 random bits, interpreted as a sample from a uniform distribution on [0, 1].