Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
Dr. Gary R Greenfield
This thesis begins with a general overview of pseudo-random number generators and some of their applications. This thesis then describes their applications to cryptography, and some additional requirements imposed by cryptography. This thesis then provides an introduction to the ring of quaternions, and discusses how they can be included in pseudo-random number generators. Finally, this thesis provides a description of the performance of these generators.
McKeever, Brian M., "The use of non-commutative algebra in cryptographically secure pseudo-random number generators" (1996). Honors Theses. 556.