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#1 2013-06-09 04:24:56

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A book about random variates


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#2 2013-06-09 04:36:17

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Hi gAr

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


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#3 2013-06-09 05:48:55

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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 have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#4 2013-07-20 01:17:13

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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."
 

#5 2013-07-20 01:34:48

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Hi gAr;

How is the studying going?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#6 2013-07-20 02:04:01

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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."
 

#7 2013-07-20 02:09:57

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Good! I trust you have done well?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#8 2013-07-20 02:16:01

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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."
 

#9 2013-07-20 02:19:46

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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 have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#10 2013-07-20 02:28:02

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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."
 

#11 2013-07-20 02:29:28

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That is a tough one.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#12 2013-07-20 02:32:59

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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."
 

#13 2013-07-20 02:34:39

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I have the solution somewhere.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#14 2013-07-20 02:37:26

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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."
 

#15 2013-07-20 02:43:41

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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 have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#16 2013-07-20 02:56:04

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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."
 

#17 2013-07-20 03:09:45

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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 have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#18 2013-07-20 03:19:34

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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."
 

#19 2013-07-20 03:21:21

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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 have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#20 2013-07-20 03:28:29

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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."
 

#21 2013-07-20 03:31:19

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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 have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#22 2013-07-20 03:38:38

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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."
 

#23 2013-07-20 03:39:13

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Okay, it will take some time. Please hold.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#24 2013-07-20 03:41:32

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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."
 

#25 2013-07-20 03:48:34

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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 have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

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