Accession Number : AD0710752

Title :   BUFFON IN THE ROUND.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IND DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Neuts,Marcel F. ; Purdue,Peter

Report Date : JUL 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The distribution of the number of intersections of a needle and the circumference of a circle is studied under two distinct assumptions on the random manner in which the former is tossed on the circle. Numerical results and graphs are provided. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROBABILITY, GEOMETRY), RANDOM VARIABLES, MEROMORPHIC FUNCTIONS, INTEGRALS, NUMERICAL INTEGRATION, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, RINGS(MATHEMATICS)

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE