The FNV Non-Cryptographic Hash Algorithm

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Authors Glenn Fowler  , Landon Noll  , Kiem-Phong Vo  , Donald Eastlake 
Last updated 2014-04-04 (latest revision 2013-10-01)
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FNV (Fowler/Noll/Vo) is a fast, non-cryptographic hash algorithm with good dispersion. The purpose of this document is to make information on FNV and open source code performing FNV conveniently available to the Internet community.


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