Corrections of the NIST Statistical Test Suite for Randomness

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Kim, Song-Ju; Umeno, Ken; Hasegawa, Akio;
  • Subject: Nonlinear Sciences - Chaotic Dynamics

It is well known that the NIST statistical test suite was used for the evaluation of AES candidate algorithms. We have found that the test setting of Discrete Fourier Transform test and Lempel-Ziv test of this test suite are wrong. We give four corrections of mistakes i... View more
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