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Topic: Conditional probability problem in the context of a simulation
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Luis A. Afonso

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Re: Conditional probability problem in the context of a simulation
Posted: Jan 26, 2011 8:01 AM
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The quantity p(C|(AorB)) could be provided by repeating an huge times n the calculation unit:

k=0
if A occurs then k=1
if B occurs then k=1
if k=0 --- > fail
if k=1 and C occurs then count=count +1

The number of counts/n is the frequency of the event
C|(AorB), therefore its *probability*.

Luis A. Afonso



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