# Using Rule 30 to Generate Pseudorandom Real Numbers

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The rule 30 cellular automaton can be used to generate pseudorandom numbers. This Demonstration looks at an oversimplified version of how the central column in the evolution of this automaton can be used to generate pseudorandom real numbers between 0 and 1.

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Contributed by: Chris Boucher (November 2007)

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"Using Rule 30 to Generate Pseudorandom Real Numbers"

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Published: November 30 2007