Lottery Tickets, Green Cards, and Random Generators

Monday, April 1, 2013 at 1:00pm to 1:45pm

Bronfman Science Center, 106 18 Hoxsey St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

Lottery Tickets, Green Cards, and Random Generators

Casey Jones '13

Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium

 

Abstract:  In this talk we’ll explore what it means for a sequence to be random and why it matters in our lives. We’ll also see several commonly used pseudorandom number generators and discuss their associated properties.

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