Random seed

1. A randomly generated number that provides the initial seed (input) to a pseudorandom number generator.

2. A set of numbers generated by numerous people, including members of the public, rolling a ten-sided dice to generate the random sequence of ballots to be audited in a risk-limiting audit.

Source: Pilot Implementation Study of Risk-Limiting Audit Methods in the State of Rhode Island, Rhode Island RLA Working Group, https://www.brennancenter.org/sites/default/files/2019-09/Report-RI-Design-FINAL-WEB4.pdf