Re: Statistical Analysis ...

Andy Church (achurch@dragonfire.net)
Wed, 11 Jun 1997 15:08:07 EDT


>BTW - if you chopped the keyspace in thirds, and picked one of them
>randomly, then monty hall showed you the key is not in one of the other
>thirds.. should you switch your pick to the remaining third ??

Of course you should, because in the time it took for Monty to show
you that one of the other thirds didn't have the key, your massively
parallel custom-built DES cracker finished searching the third you picked
and didn't find it either.

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