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Old 14th February 2018, 07:23 PM   #137
Lurch
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Multiple hits on a small fraction of the victims in LV is explainable as Poisson statistics. A truly random pattern will have localized clumpings that at first glance would seem impossibly unlikely. That's one way in which fakers of data are caught out; their artificially constructed sample is too smoothly 'uniform' in its distribution. Real randomness is more irregularly haphazard.
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