On 14 May 2008, at 12:19, Frank Peelo wrote:
> Michael Watterson wrote:
>> Timothy Murphy wrote:
>>> Why do you think this is "really random"?
>>>>>>>> Because it *IS* noise. The amount but not the character varies
>> with temperature. Zero at absolute zero.
>> Does this not mean the probability of a zero depends on the
> temperature? To be totally random, I would have thought the
> probability of a zero should be 50% regardless of temperature.
Why would the probability of a zero be 50%? What's in question is the
measurement of an analog quantity, whose value at normal temperatures
will always be greater than zero. Did you perhaps think it was a bit
he was reading?
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