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#1 2013-06-08 06:24:56

gAr
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"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#2 2013-06-08 06:36:17

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Re: A book about random variates

Hi gAr

Thanks for the link! I will have to look at this when I have time.

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#3 2013-06-08 07:48:55

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Re: A book about random variates

Hi gAr;

Sorry I missed you. Thanks for the link. How are you doing?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#4 2013-07-19 03:17:13

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Re: A book about random variates

You're welcome.

Hi bobbym,

Missed you too. I'm fine, how're you?

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#5 2013-07-19 03:34:48

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Re: A book about random variates

Hi gAr;

How is the studying going?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#6 2013-07-19 04:04:01

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Re: A book about random variates

Hi bobbym,

It's almost finished.

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#7 2013-07-19 04:09:57

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Re: A book about random variates

Good! I trust you have done well?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#8 2013-07-19 04:16:01

gAr
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Re: A book about random variates

Not the best grades, but good enough to satisfy me!

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#9 2013-07-19 04:19:46

bobbym
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Re: A book about random variates

Me too! Then you will soon be back solving some problems?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#10 2013-07-19 04:28:02

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Re: A book about random variates

I have been solving problems, but not so actively here.
I have been trying for a while the probability problem by ElainaVW, that circle.. Not getting anywhere though!

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#11 2013-07-19 04:29:28

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Re: A book about random variates

That is a tough one.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#12 2013-07-19 04:32:59

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Re: A book about random variates

But how did you come up with exact value?

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#13 2013-07-19 04:34:39

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Re: A book about random variates

I have the solution somewhere.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#14 2013-07-19 04:37:26

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Re: A book about random variates

Okay..

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#15 2013-07-19 04:43:41

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Re: A book about random variates

I also have the solution to the second part about the gaps. If I was smart enough to write it down somewhere.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#16 2013-07-19 04:56:04

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Re: A book about random variates

You mean you had an analytical solution which you can't recollect now?
You have it in a program?

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#17 2013-07-19 05:09:45

bobbym
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Re: A book about random variates

I had a formula for the probability and the expected number of gaps. I am looking for them now.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#18 2013-07-19 05:19:34

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Re: A book about random variates

Okay, post it there if you find it, I'll keep trying. Multiple integrals is the only way I can think of now.

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#19 2013-07-19 05:21:21

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Re: A book about random variates

Hi;

Eureka! I am getting smarter the older I get. In 100 years or so I will be brilliant. I wrote it all down!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#20 2013-07-19 05:28:29

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Re: A book about random variates

That's great!
You wrote it in your notes?

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#21 2013-07-19 05:31:19

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Re: A book about random variates

Yep! The worst feeling in the world is when later on I discover that I forgot to write it down in a place where I can find it.

You want me to post over there?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#22 2013-07-19 05:38:38

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Re: A book about random variates

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#23 2013-07-19 05:39:13

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Re: A book about random variates

Okay, it will take some time. Please hold.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#24 2013-07-19 05:41:32

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Re: A book about random variates

"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#25 2013-07-19 05:48:34

bobbym
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Re: A book about random variates

I put the first sum in for the probability, if you want the gap expectation, let me know.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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