[FoRK] low probability bits

Russell Turpin russell.turpin at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 17:57:21 PST 2009


On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 7:12 PM, Damien Morton <dmorton at bitfurnace.com> wrote:
> I need to generate a sequence of bits where Pr(1) < 0.5
> I know I can do this by generating a sequence of numbers [0,1) and testing r
> < Pr(1).

def lowProbOne():
    while True:
        yield 0.0

Or is that too low? ;-)

Do you also want Pr(1) > lb, for some lb?


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