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#1 2017-02-10 17:41:57

Agnishom
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BV Rao's Probability Notes

Here are some notes on Discrete Probability Theory by BV Rao

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#2 2017-02-10 17:44:37

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

Hi;

Thanks for the links. He looks like Francisco Bustamante.

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#3 2017-02-10 17:56:01

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

Did you see his problem set?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#4 2017-02-10 17:58:39

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

Not yet, I will download them and look at them but be forewarned, I am totally buried in problems I can not solve.

There is an alarming increase in the number of things I know nothing about.

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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#5 2017-02-10 18:04:10

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

His notes are comprehensive and really good.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#6 2017-02-10 18:06:01

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

Hmmm, does he provide examples?

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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#7 2017-02-10 18:11:19

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

He always provides examples and adequate motivation before generalizing something.

Here are some gems by him:

BV Rao wrote:

The more and more notation you use, the more and more you get confused.

BV Rao wrote:

What is n, m, all this non-sense? Take 10, 20, doesn't matter.

BV Rao wrote:

Everything should be absolutely concrete.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#8 2017-02-10 18:16:23

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

Hey, I said those before he was born. I will read his stuff.

Did you know that I learned something new today?

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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#9 2017-02-10 18:20:22

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

Excellent! I am guessing that he was born sometime in 1940s

What did you learn today?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#10 2017-02-10 18:24:10

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

Not so much what but what I can do with it.

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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#11 2017-02-10 18:40:50

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

I beg your pardon, do with what?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#12 2017-02-10 18:45:23

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Re: BV Rao's Probability Notes

I have put some more where you can find it.

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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