November 2nd, 2010, 01:41 PM
yeah, music is a different - but I thought potentially related - matter.. see earlier posts :)
I'll dig into Kolmogorov/algorithimic Complexity
November 1st, 2010, 03:58 PM
Right, which is why I started to ponder the nature of what makes the 'scrambled' pattern. I'm guessing if I can answer that, then answering the question of how I might go about generating it would...
November 1st, 2010, 02:36 PM
We could, but it does go a bit beyond simple pairs..
Then no pairs from the original are in the shuffled result... but it's still a clear...
November 1st, 2010, 09:21 AM
Yes, of course 0123456789 has the same probability as 4795064182; this would be not much different from a regular random shuffling.. sooner or later there will come a shuffle that...
October 30th, 2010, 05:18 PM
I've searched high and low but thanks to the cardgames rage, Google is being pretty useless on this subject (while wikipedia and wolfram only cover pure random shuffling) so here goes.
October 30th, 2010, 04:45 PM
I know this is an old thread and the topic seems to have shifted a little from the original question... but as I'm about to ask a question myself, I thought I'd just to go back to the original...