random number generation
- noun a method of creating a sequence of numbers that appears to be random so that no number appears more often than another
- The utilization of a random number generator. Also, the numbers so obtained.
- (written as Random Number Generation)Random numbers and pseudo random numbers can be generated in many ways, some old-fashioned, like tossing a fair coin or drawing numbers from an urn; some using computer algorithms ; some using yet other methods. (Also a song from the sexually ambiguous musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch .)