[Beowulf] OT: public random numbers?

Leif Nixon nixon at nsc.liu.se
Fri Aug 12 13:46:21 PDT 2011

On 12 August 2011 17:58, David Mathog <mathog at caltech.edu> wrote:

> After posting I thought of one other source of more or less random
> verifiable numbers - the scores of sporting events.  These are not
> always generated every day, and are seasonal for the various sports.
> They are however highly verifiable and when multiple events are grouped,
> pretty much impossible to "fix" to preselected digits.

Have you looked at RFC3797? Not sure if it has any solutions for you, but it
at least discusses the same problems.

Leif Nixon                       -            Systems expert
National Supercomputer Centre    -      Linkoping University

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