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Paul Uszak
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62 votes
6 answers
9k views

Why do we not combine random number generators?

26 votes
12 answers
11k views

Is von Neumann's randomness in sin quote no longer applicable?

10 votes
1 answer
4k views

How to practically measure entropy of a file?

8 votes
5 answers
736 views

Why are progress bars so inaccurate? [closed]

5 votes
4 answers
485 views

Is there a random shuffle algorithm using only true /false?

3 votes
2 answers
729 views

How to extract randomness from a file?

3 votes
1 answer
699 views

Is there a limit to data compression without mentioning Kolmogorov complexity?

2 votes
1 answer
230 views

Can Von Neumann bit extraction be made more efficient?

2 votes
1 answer
177 views

Should Kolmogorov complexity include all resources or just program size?

1 vote
0 answers
237 views

What is the relationship between entropy rate and quantization?

1 vote
3 answers
229 views

Given a sufficiently powerful computer and model, can dice rolls be predicted?

1 vote
1 answer
75 views

Are there any stochastic models of non determinism in the rate of program execution?

1 vote
1 answer
119 views

How can Kolmogorov complexity help me practically with measuring entropy?

1 vote
1 answer
71 views

What is the equivalent of the integers symbol Z for n bit only integers?

0 votes
1 answer
44 views

Is there any scenario whereby randomly shufflying a sequence improves it's compressibility?

0 votes
1 answer
18 views

In Kolmogorov's $ K(s) \leq |s| + c $, why is $c$ +ve?

0 votes
1 answer
49 views

Is there a way to incrementally degrade the quality of a PRNG?

0 votes
1 answer
101 views

Numerical example of theoretical diff file size using Kullback Leibler?

0 votes
1 answer
66 views

What is the period of N xored identical random number generators, with differing seeds?