The Fortuna Random Number Generator

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During the last days I finished an implementation of the Fortuna random number generator in the Go programming language. The result can be found on the new Fortuna home page and on

This is very different from the random number generators I usually deal with: Normally I am interested in random number generators for use in Monte Carlo simulations; this is, for example, the topic of my upcoming book (click the image below for more information). In contrast, the Fortuna random number generator is made for use in cryptographic algorithms; for example it could be used to generate session tokens for a web app.

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