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Title: HotBits: Genuine Random Numbers
Alternate Title: HotBits: Genuine Randon Numbers, Generated by Radioactive Decay
Url: http://www.fourmilab.ch/hotbits/
Creator: Walker, John
Publisher: AutoDesk, Inc.
Description: HotBits is a genuine random number generator powered by radioactive decay. Simply click the "Request HotBits" link, and specify how many bytes you would like (up to 2048) and in what form you prefer them. Hexadecimal returns numbers and letters, while C language returns integers. Then click the "Get HotBits" button, and your random numbers will appear on the screen.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Sampling theory and methods
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Philosophy -- Mathematical logic -- Constructive mathematics -- Algorithms
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity -- Radioactivity and radioactive substances -- Radioactive substances and radioisotopes -- Special topics, A-Z -- Decay
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Probability
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Algorithms
Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Statistics
Physics -- Radioactivity
Date Issued: 1996
Resource Type: Demonstrations
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematical Models
Mathematics Materials
Format: html
java
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: John Walker
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-10-21 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-01-21 13:33:09 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
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Resource URL Clicks: 3
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