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Synonyms for randomness

(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work

the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan

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11 Fuzzing is the process of introducing invalid, unexpected or random data into 802.
The application offers a secure deletion feature wiping an Internet browser history file 7 times with random data to guarantee safe deletion.
This impulse toward pareidolia, the discernment of significant patterns in apparently random data, runs deep in Vallance's work: whether in the aforementioned bit of coral, which Vallance treasures as an anthozoic doppelganger for Connie Chung, or in a piece of found chewing gum in the unmistakable shape of former president Nixon's head, which is part of Vallance's enormous collection of Tricky Dick memorabilia.
Kaddour estimates that 70 percent of people questioned will return sufficiently random data to commence the analytical process.
Generate random data satisfying normal distribution having expectation Ex and standard deviation En;
Ian Harrison is fascinated by obscure facts, random data, and weird things.
it] data and all showed that the random data were almost unchanged after processing, as they should be.
It is an insult to the intelligence of every American and every member of Congress, that the SBA thinks that people still believe that billions of dollars a year in awards to some of the nation's largest defense contractors are the result of random data entry errors," he wrote on the ASBL weblog.
Our numerical experiments modeling some random data on the sphere further demonstrate the stability of RKPW algorithm.
However, unless we accept random data sets for what they are, we will never have truly intelligent machines or a real understanding of how ubiquitous we human are.
Some research indicates that an excess of dopamine in the brain can cause people to spot patterns where others see only random data.
9 SD below and/or above the mean of the original gaussian distribution and then transformed (see section on generation of random data above).
Recently, a new class of nearline SATA disc drives, stronger and smarter than their desktop counterparts, has arisen to address the more demanding workloads found in nearline applications: around-the-clock data accessibility coupled with highly random data activity.