[wrong] [ot] crazy journal

Karl gmkarl at gmail.com
Sun May 30 12:23:55 PDT 2021

On Sun, May 30, 2021, 3:21 PM Karl <gmkarl at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sample a known histogram of a population.
> Say there nbuckets bins, and poptotal events.
> When we sample a histogram, I think there are ... Some number of total
> ways to do it.  The poptotal.  So there are poptotal total options for the
> first sample and poptotal^samptotal total sampled histograms: and many of
> those histograms are identical, indicating they are more probable.
> I am definitely making a number of weighted choices repeatedly.

I am _so_ _confused_ and I don't understand the confusion.  Usually when
confused I find ways to continue.

The goal is: discern how accurately it is reasonable to measure the most
likely choice of population histogram given a sample, and do so.
To meet a goal we need steps to reach it.

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