Thread: role of P(X) ?
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Old 02-06-2014, 04:57 PM
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Default Re: role of P(X) ?

Originally Posted by yaser View Post
P affects the value of \mu because it affects the probability of each {\bf x}\in{\cal X}, so the probability of red marbles (i.e., {\bf x}'s where h({\bf x})\ne f({\bf x})) changes accordingly. We are sampling according to P, except that when we look at the bin abstraction of the situation, we only care about the color of {\bf x} not its identity, so the binary-event probability \mu is sufficient to characterize sampling of the marbles.

Thanks prof Yaser's reply. A quick question, as we are sampling according to P, how P effect each {\bf x}\in{\cal X}? In other words, P determines {\bf x}\in{\cal X} or Sampling process or both?
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