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    Re: Still on LOP's
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2002 Apr 22, 13:11 -0500

    Geoffrey,
    
    
    You have not allowed subsequent measurements to move the probability
    one way or the other. That is the asumption I referred to. When you
    integrate the product of three (or more ) probability densities for a
    local region, the shoulders of the distribution become steeper and
    narrower than each of the individual distributions. To get the same
    probability in a cell away from the center you have to be assuming a
    flat density out to the edges.
    
    On Mon, 22 Apr 2002 08:31:45 +0100, Dr. Geoffrey Kolbe wrote:
    
    >
    >Rodney, I have made no assumptions regarding the actual error distribution.
    >For the purposes of my arguments it can be anything you like.
    >
    >What I _have_ assumed is that the error in measuring the bearing on a
    >particular landmark is equally likely to be to one side of the landmark as
    >to the other. Do you have a problem with this?
    
    
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                                  J36 Gjo/a
    
    
    "Curse thee, thou quadrant. No longer will I guide my earthly way by thee."  Capt. Ahab
    
    
    

       
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