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Name: perl-Math-Random-ISAAC Distribution: SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP3
Version: 1.004 Vendor: openSUSE
Release: bp153.1.4 Build date: Thu Jan 14 19:21:32 2021
Group: Development/Libraries/Perl Build host: sheep88
Size: 76254 Source RPM: perl-Math-Random-ISAAC-1.004-bp153.1.4.src.rpm
Summary: Perl interface to the ISAAC PRNG algorithm
As with other Pseudo-Random Number Generator (PRNG) algorithms like the
Mersenne Twister (see Math::Random::MT), this algorithm is designed to
take some seed information and produce seemingly random results as output.
However, ISAAC (Indirection, Shift, Accumulate, Add, and Count) has
different goals than these commonly used algorithms. In particular, it's
really fast - on average, it requires only 18.75 machine cycles to
generate a 32-bit value. This makes it suitable for applications where a
significant amount of random data needs to be produced quickly, such
solving using the Monte Carlo method or for games.
The results are uniformly distributed, unbiased, and unpredictable unless
you know the seed. The algorithm was published by Bob Jenkins in the late
90s and despite the best efforts of many security researchers, no feasible
attacks have been found to date.




GPL-2.0+ or Artistic-1.0


* Wed Jan 24 2018
  - fix license field
* Sun Apr 15 2012
  - initial version (1.004)



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