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Ronald A Ward

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Venn/Hidden Labels
Posted: Dec 6, 1995 7:53 PM
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One thing to keep in mind when you are playing the hidden labels game is
that, apriori, people don't know the labels, so they don't really know
how the sets are related. That is why the general intersecting circle
model is used and why you must allow for empty regions. If you start
with the other possible models--concentric circles or disjoint
circles--you could end up not being able to represent the situation that
develops as the labels become known. That is, you would be making
unwarranted assumptions from the start.

Ron Ward/Western Washington U/Bellingham, WA 98225

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