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

gAr
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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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#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.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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

gAr
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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

bobbym
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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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

gAr
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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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

gAr
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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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

gAr
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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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

gAr
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Re: A book about random variates

Yes please!


"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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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

gAr
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Re: A book about random variates

No problem, take your time..


"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

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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.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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