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Unpredictable

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  In the context of random bit generation, an output bit is unpredictable if an adversary has only a negligible advantage (that is, essentially not much better than chance) in predicting it correctly.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-90A Rev. 1