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− | * I would invite corrections to the notation used for expectation and probability here (I am no probablist). | + | * I would invite corrections to the notation used for expectation ($\mathbb{E}$) and probability ($\mathbb{P}$) here (I am no probablist). |

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+ | : Yes, as for me (a probabilist), these notations are good now. --[[User:Boris Tsirelson|Boris Tsirelson]] 19:34, 24 July 2012 (CEST) | ||

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* I am unsure about the equation following the sentence "Some idea of the accuracy of (2) may be obtained by comparing it with the approximate value of the left-hand side of (2) which is obtained by the central limit theorem in the form", should the square-root in the denominator of the RHS include the $t$ or not? It is difficult to tell from the original images and I do not have access to the literature at present. | * I am unsure about the equation following the sentence "Some idea of the accuracy of (2) may be obtained by comparing it with the approximate value of the left-hand side of (2) which is obtained by the central limit theorem in the form", should the square-root in the denominator of the RHS include the $t$ or not? It is difficult to tell from the original images and I do not have access to the literature at present. | ||

--[[User:Jjg|Jjg]] 18:12, 24 July 2012 (CEST) | --[[User:Jjg|Jjg]] 18:12, 24 July 2012 (CEST) | ||

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+ | : Yes, it was not clear. But I, being a probabilist, took ''t'' outside the root. :-) --[[User:Boris Tsirelson|Boris Tsirelson]] 19:34, 24 July 2012 (CEST) | ||

+ | :: Thanks for both of those Boris --[[User:Jjg|Jjg]] 19:37, 24 July 2012 (CEST) |

## Latest revision as of 19:37, 24 July 2012

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- I would invite corrections to the notation used for expectation ($\mathbb{E}$) and probability ($\mathbb{P}$) here (I am no probablist).

- Yes, as for me (a probabilist), these notations are good now. --Boris Tsirelson 19:34, 24 July 2012 (CEST)

- I am unsure about the equation following the sentence "Some idea of the accuracy of (2) may be obtained by comparing it with the approximate value of the left-hand side of (2) which is obtained by the central limit theorem in the form", should the square-root in the denominator of the RHS include the $t$ or not? It is difficult to tell from the original images and I do not have access to the literature at present.

--Jjg 18:12, 24 July 2012 (CEST)

- Yes, it was not clear. But I, being a probabilist, took
*t*outside the root. :-) --Boris Tsirelson 19:34, 24 July 2012 (CEST)- Thanks for both of those Boris --Jjg 19:37, 24 July 2012 (CEST)

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Bernstein inequality.

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