shift-register generator

shift-register generator

[′shift ¦rej·ə·stər ′jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(computer science)
A random-number generator which consists of a sequence of shift operations and other operations, such as no-carry addition.
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In Section 2.2 we present a parameterization of another linear method: shift-register generators (SRGs).
However, shift-register generators are less well understood, and portability is a potential problem because they are more difficult to implement correctly and efficiently in some high-level languages.