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Topic: Geometric Distributions
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Subject:   RE: Geometric Distributions
Author: rabeldin
Date: Jan 12 2005
The essential element is the probability of the event which signals the end of
the sequence. A repetitive algorithm which flips a (possibly biased) coin until
a tail occurs will do. The result is then the number of tosses required. Some
people will not count the final tail in the summary.

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