Re: What is Data Model FOR?

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 16:34:03 CDT

At 2:12 PM -0700 4/29/04, Daniel Lifschitz wrote:
>Darn, I got beat to it.
>I also wanted to mention I'll have some time this summer from June
>10th to July 13th before I go abroad to help out. Since I know a lot
>of this goes on in my area feel free to give me a call if you guys
>need a lacky to get your coffee =).
>
>-Daniel Lifschitz
>
>(Hopefully it won't be to get coffee though)

It will probably be to critique systems analysis and design plans and
to research appropriate details of them.

Best regards,
Arthur

>
>On Thu, 29 Apr 2004 11:20:05 -0700
> Arthur Keller <arthur@kellers.org> wrote:
>>At 11:10 AM -0700 4/29/04, Alan Dechert wrote:
>>> > Dear Daniel, thanks for your message. n! is good enough closed form
>>>> for me. But n! only gives you the full permutations of n!
>>>> candidates, not the partial permutations of up to n candidates. Do
>>>> you have a formula for that? Do you want to derive it?
>>>>
>>>We went over this some time ago:
>>>
>>>http://gnosis.python-hosting.com/voting-project/October.2003/0029.html
>>>
>>>The unordered combinations of n things taken k at a time is given by
>>>n!/(k! * (n-k)!)
>>
>>David gave the answer anyway I wanted for ordered partial
>>combinations. It'd be interesting to see what the actual numbers
>>turn out to be.
>>
>>Best regards,
>>Arthur
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