# random number generation

## Definitions

### Computing

- noun a method of creating a sequence of numbers that appears to be random so that no number appears more often than another

### Electronics

- The utilization of a random number generator. Also, the numbers so obtained.

### Health Economics

- (written asRandom 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 .)
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