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Re: PRNGs and testers.

X1 wrote:
> Hi,
> A few questions on Pseudo Random Number Generators...
> 1. Which are the best software PRNG's available today?

Not answerable.  (Reason: substitute car, HIFI, medical doctor, etc. 
for 'software PRNG').

> 2. Are there any software implementations to test the randomness of a
>    PRNG ? I've looked at Diehard - is there anything else?

There are tests that one can implement with reasonable effort.
A test relevant in cryptology is Maurer's test. See Menezes et al.,
Handbook of Applied Cryptography.

M. K. Shen