[PD] Random - Different seed each time the patch is loaded

Peter Plessas plessas at mur.at
Fri Sep 5 00:09:03 CEST 2008

* Charles Henry <czhenry at gmail.com> [2008-09-04 23:53]:
> On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 4:29 PM, Peter Plessas <plessas at mur.at> wrote:
> > Perhaps i am getting you wrong, but if i would want different behavior
> > each time i'd open that patch, the noise from your adc~ would do that,
> > bc it is surely different (thermal noise, etc) every time.
> > (provided you switched your dsp~ on in advance). :-)
> I like your idea, because you really get a completely independent
> random variable--but I would try to convince you that, for a large
> number of instances, you would see some correlations in the sequences.

That is right, for really large numbers and critical applications the
noise from the soundcard might not be white enough!



> Chuck

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