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    Re: Still on LOP's
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2002 Apr 21, 18:54 -0500

    On Sun, 21 Apr 2002 11:30:34 +0100, Dr. Geoffrey Kolbe wrote:
    
    >
    >Since each of these scenarios is equally likely, the chances are one in
    >four that the cocked hat due to the intersection of the bearings taken from
    >three land marks will include your actual position.
    >
    This is the fallacy in the argument. It assumes that the bearing
    measurement contains no information. If you assume that the error in
    the bearing is equally likely to be anywhere away from the measured
    bearing, you have eliminated the reason for taking the bearing.
    
    
    
    
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                                                        J36 Gjo/a
    
    
    "Nuke the gay whales for Jesus" -- anon T-shirt
    
    
    

       
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