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SP 800-22 Rev. 1a

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

Date Published: April 2010

Supersedes: SP 800-22 Rev. 1 (August 2008)

Author(s)

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)

Abstract

Keywords

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

Security Assessment and Authorization; System and Communications Protection;

Documentation

Publication:
SP 800-22 Rev. 1a (DOI)
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Supplemental Material:
None available

Topics

Security and Privacy
random number generation; testing & validation