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Topic: Probability problem
Replies: 2   Last Post: May 4, 2013 9:51 AM

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 nagen79@gmail.com Posts: 3 Registered: 5/4/13
Re: Probability problem
Posted: May 4, 2013 9:51 AM

Hi Barry,

Distance is not relevant to this problem. Assume we have N sample. It is atleast K samples that should occur.

thx
Nagendra

On Saturday, May 4, 2013 7:01:12 PM UTC+5:30, Barry Schwarz wrote:
> What does it mean for two samples to be separated in distance?
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> When you say K of them occurs, to you mean at least K or exactly K?
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> On Sat, 4 May 2013 05:50:09 -0700 (PDT), nagen79@gmail.com wrote:
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> >I have N samples with each separated by distance meters. Probability of
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> >each samples are P0.....Pn-1. Now I need to find probability that at
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> >least K of this occurs. There are N samples each with different
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> >probabilities , I need to find out K of them occurs . Each can occur
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> >[Difficulty]
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> >If it were equal probability things would have been simpler. Since there
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> >can be many combinations now. Total probability of K event out of N
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> >occurring with unequal probability is little tricky. Each can occur only
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5/4/13 Barry Schwarz
5/4/13 nagen79@gmail.com