Newsgroups: sci.crypt
From: (Steve Allen)

Subject: re: Maurer's Universal Test
Organization: The Dorsai Embassy - New York
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Date: Mon, 31 Oct 1994 15:04:02 GMT
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  How universal is Ueli Maurer's Universal Statistical Test For
Random Bit Generators?
  Is there a complementary test or set of tests that can give
analysis that his test can't?
  A related question: If I run Maurer's Test with wordsize of 16,
can I gain any insight from running it with wordsize <16?

   btw, I have rewritten and extended (Mike
Scott)'s implementation: You can specify wordlength on the command
line, and threshold points can be chosen at compile time. I'll
upload it to some crypto ftp sites when I pretty it up a little
(i.e. get rid of stuff specific to my hardware).