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Re: Data Entropy Tool
From: "Aaron Turner" <synfinatic () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 13:55:46 -0800

There are industry standard tests for validating PRNG's which would
give you a scientifically relevant result.  Note that, all of these
tests require quite a bit of data (megabytes or more ideally) to get
meaningful results.

http://stat.fsu.edu/pub/diehard/
http://www.fourmilab.ch/random/

--
Aaron Turner
http://synfin.net/



On 23 Mar 2006 04:20:24 -0000, davidribyrne () yahoo com
<davidribyrne () yahoo com> wrote:
Can anyone recommend a tool or library for measuring data entropy? Pass it a string, it returns a score.

Thanks,
David Byrne
davidribyrne () yahoo com




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