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Buffon versus Bertrand in R

Posted in R, Statistics with tags , , , on April 8, 2011 by xi'an

Following my earlier post on Buffon’s needle and Bertrand’s paradox, above are four outcomes corresponding to four different generations (among many) of the needle locations. The upper right-hand side makes a difference in the number of hits (out of 1000). The R code corresponding to this generation was made in the métro, so do not expect subtlety: Continue reading