1D Cellular Automata and Randomness

After mastering 1D cellular automata basics, I investigated using Rule 30 as a pseudo random number generator.  I researched how PRNGs are evaluated and used NIST’s standard test suite to compare Rule 30 to Python's standard PRNG.

 
Chapter from my book is attached below.

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Mike Hughes,
Nov 5, 2009, 8:10 AM
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