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Hi all,

I've been looking for a general formula to check whether a random number generator is random. Basically, I need something similar to:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkin...a_coin_is_fair [Broken]

, but for a n-sided coin.

Suppose we have a random generator of integers between 1 and "n". I need to obtain a formula of "n" telling me how many samples I need before being able to tell with certain confidence and within acceptable error that the generator is "fair" - that is, whether the generator is behaving randomly or not.

Does anyone know anything that could help?

Thanks in advance

I've been looking for a general formula to check whether a random number generator is random. Basically, I need something similar to:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkin...a_coin_is_fair [Broken]

, but for a n-sided coin.

Suppose we have a random generator of integers between 1 and "n". I need to obtain a formula of "n" telling me how many samples I need before being able to tell with certain confidence and within acceptable error that the generator is "fair" - that is, whether the generator is behaving randomly or not.

Does anyone know anything that could help?

Thanks in advance

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