Pseudo Random Sequences

Roger Burton West roger at
Mon Jul 23 11:22:26 BST 2007

On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 10:56:59AM +0100, Dirk Koopman wrote:

>Given a limited corpus of songs, the more constraints you place on 
>"randomness", the less randomness ensues. The constraint above is, by 
>definition, a pattern.
>If you want true randomness then you have to accept that you will, from time to 
>time, get songs playing next to each other that you didn't want.

Absolutely. It seems however to be a reasonable compromise between true
randomness and biologically-perceived randomness.


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