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SP 800-22 Rev. 1

A Statistical Test Suite for Random and Pseudorandom Number Generators for Cryptographic Applications

Date Published: August 2008

Supersedes: SP 800-22 (05/15/2001)


Lawrence Bassham (NIST), Andrew Rukhin (NIST), Juan Soto (NIST), James Nechvatal (NIST), Miles Smid (NIST), Elaine Barker (NIST), Stefan Leigh (NIST), Mark Levenson (NIST), Mark Vangel (NIST), David Banks (NIST), N. Heckert (NIST), James Dray (NIST)



hypothesis test; P-value; random number generator; statistical tests
Control Families

Assessment, Authorization and Monitoring; System and Communications Protection


None available

Supplemental Material:
None available

Document History:
08/01/08: SP 800-22 Rev. 1


Security and Privacy
random number generation; testing & validation