The "TwoDimensional Factorial" and a New Solution for the Probability of Completing Sets in Random Sampling
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Jeffrey D. Lindsay  
In finding a new solution to a classic probability problem, The Collector's Problem, concerning the collection of items in a set, a new and useful recursive function has been found, the "twodimensional factorial." A Web adaptation of J.D. Lindsay, "A New Solution for the Probability of Completing Sets in Random Sampling: Definition of the 'TwoDimensional Factorial'," The Mathematical Scientist, 17: 101110 (1992).  


Levels:  College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Articles 
Math Topics:  Factorials, Probability 
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