Pseudo Random Sequences
Roger Burton West
roger at firedrake.org
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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