Steven D. Majewski
sdm7g at Virginia.EDU
Fri Jun 1 01:52:28 CEST 2001
On 31 May 2001, Mark 'Kamikaze' Hughes wrote:
> "Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random numbers
> is, of course, in a state of sin." -John Von Neumann
> Unless you have random-number-generating hardware, you don't really
> have truly random numbers.
That's what I was always taught, however in the light of
Gregory Chaitin's work or randomness in arithmetic:
JVN may have been wrong.
-- Steve Majewski
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