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True Random Numbers using RANDOM.ORG

The true random number service provided by the RANDOM.ORG website created by Mads Haahr samples atmospheric noise via radio tuned to an unused broadcasting frequency together with a skew correction algorithm due to John von Neumann. More background is available in the included vignette based on an essay by Mads Haahr. In its current form, the package offers functions to retrieve random integers, randomized sequences and random strings.

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R package for true random numbers from random.org

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This package provides an interface to the true random number service provided by the random.org website created by Mads Haahr.

The random.org web service samples atmospheric noise via radio tuned to an unused broadcasting frequency together with a skew correction algorithm due to John von Neumann. More background is available in the included vignette based on an essay by Mads Haahr.

In its current form, the package offers functions to retrieve random integers, randomized sequences and random strings.

Author

Dirk Eddelbuettel

License

GPL (>= 2)

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Name Description
random True random numbers from random.org
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Date 2017-02-05
License GPL (>= 2)
URL https://www.random.org
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2017-02-05 21:28:07.612644 UTC; edd
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2017-02-05 22:46:25
imports curl , utils
depends R (>= 2.8.0)
Contributors Dirk Eddelbuettel

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