# random numbers

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to random numbers: Random number table

## random numbers

pl n
(Statistics) statistics a sequence of numbers that do not form any progression, used to facilitate unbiased sampling of a population. A random-number generator is part of the software of most computers and many calculators
References in periodicals archive ?
If you ask me, adding more random numbers to the equation only confuses matters.
The power behind the generation of the random numbers in each monthly draw has recently been upgraded to a new version called ERNIE 5 (or Electronic Random Number Indicator Equipment).
Companies use random numbers for a variety of reasons, from generating passwords to running business simulations to selecting random winners for a contest.
require random numbers but in this paper we are focusing on random numbers for cryptographic applications.
World of Numbers, recently release this July by Water's World, kicks off with a 3x3 grid, filled with seemingly random numbers. Your goal here is simple, look at the number at the center of the grid and turn that into zero by subtracting it by selecting its surrounding numbers.
"I've started buying a house and am getting calls from random numbers so I thought it might be one of them!"
'[AI does] not know how to generate random numbers in the first place.
For the modified implementation, two sets of random numbers were tested with first set including 0, 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 12, 15 as random numbers and the other set having 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 12, 15 whose sum are even and odd numbers respectively.
In 2017, the company developed the world's smallest Quantum Random Number Generator -- a device that constantly generates random numbers that create strong keys that are not biased and cannot be predicted.
Random numbers are needed in some areas in computer science, such as authentication, secret key generation, game theory, and simulations.
Summary: Richard Moulds, General Manager at Whitewood Security, explains why we can't afford to leave random numbers to chance to protect …
Summary: Las Vegas [U.S.A], Oct 9 (ANI): Investigators probing last week's Las Vegas massacre have decoded the cryptic note, full of random numbers that was found in the shooter's hotel room.

Site: Follow: Share:
Open / Close