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Von Mises' definition of random sequences reconsidered

  • Michiel van Lambalgen (a1)


We review briefly the attempts to define random sequences (§0). These attempts suggest two theorems: one concerning the number of subsequence selection procedures that transform a random sequence into a random sequence (§§1–3 and 5); the other concerning the relationship between definitions of randomness based on subsequence selection and those based on statistical tests (§4).


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Department of Mathematics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The, Netherlands


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