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Poster: Randomness Beacon Applications

October 28, 2021


Harold Booth


This poster presentation illustrates various use-case scenarios for public randomness beacons, such as the NIST Beacon. Interestingly, when striving for public auditability, the use of randomness needs to be coupled with a precise specification of a deterministic process. To properly design applications, it is important to understand well the difference between different properties of randomness, such as freshness and unpredictability, among others.

Presented at

NIST-ITL Science Day 2021 (October 28) --- Presentation by video-conference

Poster prepared by Luís Brandão

Parent Project

See: Interoperable Randomness Beacons

Related Topics

Security and Privacy: random number generation

Created November 05, 2021