Chapter 15: Random Acts of Scripting

  • Chris F. A. Johnson
  • Jayant Varma

Abstract

Although it may often seem otherwise, computers are very predictable; they do exactly what they are told (i.e., programmed) to do. Randomness is the antithesis of predictability, and this makes the generation of random number by a computer problematic.

Keywords

Random Number Random Function Random Number Generator Punctuation Mark Chess Player 
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© Chris F. A. Johnson and Jayant Varma 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris F. A. Johnson
    • 1
  • Jayant Varma
    • 1
  1. 1.OntarioCanada

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