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On the power of two-point based sampling. (English) Zbl 0672.60105
Summary: The purpose of this note is to present a new sampling technique and to demonstrate some of its properties. The new technique consists of picking two elements at random, and deterministically generating (from them) a long sequence of pairwise-independent elements. The sequence is guaranteed to intersect, with high probability, any set of non-negligible density.

MSC:
60K99 Special processes
68U20 Simulation (MSC2010)
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