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Help with making a solution (using pseudo code)


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Aug 28, 2018
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Please help me make a pseudo code solution for this problem.

A person suspects that a dice is biased and gets 10 people to throw 100 times each and record.

A algorithm is need input numbers from each person (into the a Throws array) and output the distribution of the numbers 1 to 6 as well as output the highest scoring.
Output whether or not the dice is biased.
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Feb 14, 2019
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You'd need a distance metric for this. You'd never be sure if a dice is biased. You can throw 100 6s and it is still an unbiased dice even though probability of throwing 100 6s is 1/6^100.
So, you'd need some threshold and say a square distance metric.

Let's define M = [16.6, 16.6, 16.6, 16.6, 16.6, 16.6] array. This is 1/6 probability of each number a dice can be thrown in 100 throws.

If Throws array has the number of throws for each number, you can use a metric like

1/100 * Sum(1 = 0 to 5)(Throws - M)^2

And if this is greater than some threshold, the dice is "probably" biased.