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From: Jim Goloboy on 8 Jul 2010 14:00 On Jul 8, 1:37 pm, Jesus Petry <jesuspe...(a)pop.com.br> wrote: > On Jul 8, 2:18 pm, Jim Goloboy <jim.golo...(a)gmail.com> wrote: > > > On Jul 8, 12:42 pm, Jim Goloboy <jim.golo...(a)gmail.com> wrote: > > > > On Jul 8, 10:16 am, anders t <anthu_001(a)no__spam_.hotmail.com> wrote: > > > > > stupid losers like myself > > > > If the lowest probability for any round is 0.0001, then surely the > > > highest allowable probability for any round is 0.9995? > > > Actually this isn't right...since 31 teams will need at least 0.0001, > > the highest allowable probablity will be 0.9969. > > You could have half the teams with 0.0005 and the other half with > 0.9995 in the group phase, for instance. Yeah...I was thinking about the probability for winning the tournament since that is the only place where you would want to put a 1 under the current rules. I think I have confused the issue enough, let's just say it's a good idea.
From: Clément on 8 Jul 2010 20:16 "anders t" escreveu: >I think it is high time to make a decision for the future SophCons. > > I propose two new (albeit simple) rules: > > Minimal accepted probability for any part: 0,0001 > Maximal accepted probability fpr any part: 0,9999 > > That is: No 'zeros' and no 'ones' allowed anymore. (...) > What say you? I vote yes. Abra�o, Luiz Mello
From: Clément on 9 Jul 2010 07:36 On Jul 8, 3:00 pm, Jim Goloboy wrote: > > Yeah...I was thinking about the probability for winning the tournament > since that is the only place where you would want to put a 1 under the > current rules. Why is this? Is it a bad idea to award 1 in the group stage to a "minnow" you are sure will be eliminated then? (Assuming it is, in fact, eliminated in the group stage). Abraço, Luiz Mello
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