Random number generator circuit

In summary, to build a random number generator circuit, you can use methods such as shift registers with EXOR feedback or white noise generators. Additionally, websites like random.org can also be used as a source for random numbers.
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How to build a random number generator circuit? Any good links / tutorials ?
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Depending on what you want it for.. use google images to find white noise generator.

I know it's not in the spirit of the question but if you were building some sort of networked device you might be able to get your random numbers from a website like this.. http://www.random.org/
 
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Gambling machines use fluctuating dark currents to generate random seeds for a pseudorandom number generators.

random.org also a source of random numbers.

Claude.
 

1. What is a random number generator circuit?

A random number generator circuit is an electronic device that generates a sequence of numbers or symbols that cannot be predicted by any physical or mathematical means. It is used in various applications such as cryptography, gambling, and statistical sampling.

2. How does a random number generator circuit work?

A random number generator circuit works by using a physical process that is inherently random, such as thermal noise or radioactive decay, to generate a sequence of numbers. These numbers are then amplified and converted into a digital format for use in electronic devices.

3. What are the types of random number generator circuits?

There are two main types of random number generator circuits: hardware-based and software-based. Hardware-based random number generators use physical processes, while software-based generators use algorithms to generate random numbers.

4. How accurate are random number generator circuits?

The accuracy of a random number generator circuit depends on the quality of the physical process or algorithm being used. Some generators may have biases or patterns that can impact the randomness of the numbers, so it is important to choose a reliable and well-tested circuit for accurate results.

5. What are the applications of random number generator circuits?

Random number generator circuits have a variety of applications, including cryptography for secure communication, gambling for fair outcomes, and statistical sampling for data analysis. They are also used in simulations and games to create unpredictable scenarios.

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