
Re: [HM] question about term "normal"
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Oct 23, 2006 1:06 PM


> >Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 09:24:07 0700 (PDT) >From: judy grabiner <jgrabine@pitzer.edu> >Subject: [HM] question about term "normal" > > Dear Judith, The definition of "normality" given on the Wolfram MathWorld site is relative "to a base b", which involves then a series of exponentiations (ie, the representation of the given number in that base, b). Though without conclusive argument, it would seem to me that such exponentiation would reestablish the exponentiality of the Gaussian normal; and thus the essential equivalence of the two usages. Regards from Santa Barbara, Ca.'s autumnal balminess, Jim Farned

