# "random number" generators

From GcatWiki

## Pseudo Random Number Generators

Algorithms which create a series of numbers having the qualities of randomness, but are deterministic. Not truely random, but maybe could be used in combination with true random numbers as seed values to increase the generation rate.

Linear feedback shift register (usually hardware implemented, can't find a decent link)

## Cellular Automata

The repeated application of simple rules to array cells containing values from a finite set can result in emerged behavior over time. Cellular Automata demonstrates this and provides interesting possibilities for randomness from complexity.

General Summary of Cellular Automata from Wolfram

Elementary Rulesets from Wolfram

Wolframs 1986 Publication on Random Sequences with CA