[wrong] [ot] crazy journal

Karl gmkarl at gmail.com
Sun May 30 14:27:21 PDT 2021

On Sun, May 30, 2021, 5:22 PM Karl <gmkarl at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, May 30, 2021, 5:16 PM Karl <gmkarl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The count for ways of doing each way of matching the bins was (popcount -
>> popbinheight) ^ (sampcount - sampbinheight).
> We also figured some things possibly around permutations and combinations,
> both.

If you are looking for how many ways to make sampbinheight bins from only a
popbinheight bin, and selecting one in a different decision is a different
event, then the answer could be (popbinheight P sampbinheight) .... Oh no I
think this is wrong!  Permutations assume they go away when you pick them,
but the distribution does not change when sampled from.

> And remember to simulate it to find more and more mistakes.

When we were sampling from decisions, there were only so many, but from a
population summarised by a histogram, there are enough to use replacement.
Is this permutations with replacement?  Is that even a thing?

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