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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 (08/01/2008)

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

Assessment, Authorization and Monitoring; System and Communications Protection

Documentation

Publication:
SP 800-22 Rev. 1a (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
None available

Document History:
04/30/10: SP 800-22 Rev. 1a (Final)

Topics

Security and Privacy
random number generation; testing & validation