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254A, Supplement 4: Probabilistic models and heuristics for the primes (optional) | What's new
among others, the Cramér model for the primes (basically kinda looks like primality is independently distributed w/ Pr[n is prime] = 1/log n)
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february 2017 by nhaliday
Borel–Cantelli lemma - Wikipedia
- sum of probabilities finite => a.s. only finitely many occur
- "<=" w/ some assumptions (pairwise independence)
- classic result from CS 150 (problem set 1)
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november 2016 by nhaliday

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