[wrong] [ot] crazy journal

Karl gmkarl at gmail.com
Sun May 30 14:41:10 PDT 2021

On Sun, May 30, 2021, 5:39 PM Karl <gmkarl at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, May 30, 2021, 5:37 PM Karl <gmkarl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Okay.  Permutations with replacement are indeed just n^r which I have in
>> my mind already a little bit.
>> So if we have a popbinheight bin we were only picking from, in a set of
>> ordered decisions, what are we doing?
>> In the first decision, we can pick from popbinheight options.  Same in
>> the rest.
>> The total number of outcomes is then each subset of outcomes, for each
>> excluded one.
>> That's popbinheight^sampbinheight, permutations with replacement, I think.
> (popcount - popbinheight) ^ (sampcount - sampbinheight)

I think the combinations thing had to do with selecting sampbinheight
decisions from among all the decisions made sampling.  So (sampcount C

>> So, we might have a big exponent, times combinations, times a small
>> exponent.
>> The needed scale factors appear to all be present, which is heartening.
>> Is the combinations still looking ok, now that the system is describsd
>> differently?  What is the whole expression?
>> Remember to simulate to find more mistakes.
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