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The Expected Number of Rising Sequences After a Shuffle [PDF]

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Visit this site: http://math.dartmouth.edu/~doyle/docs/rising/rising.pdf

Author:Peter Doyle
Description: A paper taking up Brad Mann's derivation of his simple expression for the expected number of rising sequences in a deck after a shuffle, which involved lengthy gymnastics with binomial coefficients. Doyle provides a short derivation. A PostScript file is available from Doyle's site.

Levels: College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Permutations/Combinations

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