Cliff Random Number Generator

A random number generator produced by iterating

 X_(n+1)=|100lnX_n (mod 1)|

for a seed X_0=0.1. This simple generator passes the noise sphere test for randomness by showing no structure.

See also

Random Number, Seed

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Pickover, C. A. "Computers, Randomness, Mind, and Infinity." Ch. 31 in Keys to Infinity. New York: W. H. Freeman, pp. 233-247, 1995.

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Cliff Random Number Generator

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Cliff Random Number Generator." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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