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Topic: "Satisfaction" operation? A non-mathetician's analysis curiousity
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Scott Berg

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Re: "Satisfaction" operation? A non-mathetician's analysis curiousity
Posted: Feb 25, 2013 1:05 PM
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>I am not a mathematician. As an engineer, I love math more than I know.

if you are an engineer, you know a LOT of math........

> I loved the way information was defined - pretty intuitive -

not intuitive, by proofs.

> inverse of log of probability.

that is called Logability.

> Of late, I was thinking about satisfaction from money. I had some
> observations. I want to know what mathematics calls such functions, if
> they are studied.

"Stinking Rich" algorithum.

> ---
> My model: (could be wrong from psychological point of view but I am
> posting on sci.math, read on)
> Money made at any instance is f0(t)
> Accumulated money so far is integration of f0(t), I write it f-1(t)
> Rate of money making is the differentiation of f0(t), I write it f1(t)


> The more money one has, the more satisfied he is likely to be (Bill Gates
> foundation)

study "Foundations" it is where the RIch avoid ALL TAXES. due to greed

> The more money comes in at an instance, the greedier he is likely to be
> (Casino)

he was greedy before getting the money, but not after.

> The faster money one gets, the more overwhelmed he gets - and hence less
> greedy
> and so on

na, give me lots of $$ and I'll let you know how it feels.....

> So, Satisfaction S(f0(x)) =
> (...f-2(t)*f0(t)*f2(t)...)/(...f-1(t)*f1(t)...)
> ---
> What is such an S(f0(x)) called in real math?

you can make a metric that combineds lots of factors, then call up the guy
and ask him on a scale of 1 to 10 how happy or physotic he is.

> Thanks in advance.

add some more factors....

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