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A probability provides a quantitative description of the likely occurrence of a particular event.

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The OP is asking about the probability of winning given that Monty has opened the door that neither player chose. Dilip Sarwate's answer describes the "standard rules" of the two-player game in which …
answered Oct 26 '15 by Lizzie Silver
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probability of $y$ heads in a row is $\left ( \frac{1}{2} \right )^{y}$, and the probability of getting tails after that is $\frac{1}{2} $. Thus: $P(Y=y) = \left ( \frac{1}{2} \right )^{(y+1)}$ To calculate … true for $X=0$: both heads have to come up tails on the first flip, and the probability of that occurring is $\frac{1}{4} = (0+1) \cdot \left( \frac{1}{2} \right)^{(0+2)}$. It should be simple to …
answered Oct 13 '14 by Lizzie Silver
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The difference is a quantifier. Definition 1 requires dependence in all distributions P, whereas Definition 2 requires dependence in some distribution P. Here's an example where definition 2 holds, …
answered Oct 21 '14 by Lizzie Silver
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patient has nicotine-stained fingers, then the probability that that patient has lung cancer would increase. But if I perform a manipulation, and paint the patient's hands yellow, then the probability of …
answered Nov 10 '14 by Lizzie Silver
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I second user43748's recommendation of the Hamming Distance. However, this is only useful for comparing structures; the parameterization of the networks will not affect the distance. If you are inter …
answered Nov 6 '14 by Lizzie Silver