If the probability of observing a car (read: at least one car) in 20 minutes on a highway is 609/625, what is the probability of observing a car (read: at least one) in 5 minutes (assuming constant default probability)?
(In reply to re: One Mean Poisson = Shark
Larry wrote: "Actually, I still don't get the 'cars run over dogs' reference, I just hope there are no animal rights activists getting upset over this."
SilverKnight made the mistake of not changing the phrase "constant default probability", thus permitting a google search. Think of me as your Zen Master. Keep thinking about those poor dogs, Grasshopper.
Edited on April 9, 2004, 7:33 pm
Posted by Penny
on 2004-04-09 19:28:46