Pseudo-Random Number Generator Based on Logistic Chaotic System

Luyao Wang, Hai Cheng
2019 Entropy  
In recent years, a chaotic system is considered as an important pseudo-random source to pseudo-random number generators (PRNGs). This paper proposes a PRNG based on a modified logistic chaotic system. This chaotic system with fixed system parameters is convergent and its chaotic behavior is analyzed and proved. In order to improve the complexity and randomness of modified PRNGs, the chaotic system parameter denoted by floating point numbers generated by the chaotic system is confused and
more » ... confused and rearranged to increase its key space and reduce the possibility of an exhaustive attack. It is hard to speculate on the pseudo-random number by chaotic behavior because there is no statistical characteristics and infer the pseudo-random number generated by chaotic behavior. The system parameters of the next chaotic system are related to the chaotic values generated by the previous ones, which makes the PRNG generate enough results. By confusing and rearranging the output sequence, the system parameters of the previous time cannot be gotten from the next time which ensures the security. The analysis shows that the pseudo-random sequence generated by this method has perfect randomness, cryptographic properties and can pass the statistical tests.
doi:10.3390/e21100960 fatcat:7bjstgdurzfm7hqzi2wil7kfre