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Old 09-21-2015, 04:27 PM
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Default Re: Chapter 1 - Exercise 1.9

You are right. If al you want is the "one sided deviation", you could drop the factor of 2. However keeping the factor of 2 is a worse but still valid bound.

Originally Posted by eshmrt View Post
Since we're only looking at epsilon applied in one direction, meaning that we're only interested in nu being mu - 0.8 and not mu + 0.8, should we drop the leading 2 from the bound calculation? I'm not sure if I'm interpreting this bound correctly or simply overthinking things.
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