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Taming Uncertainty
Reservoir Sampling
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A simple random sampling strategy to produce a sample without replacement from a stream of data  that is, in one pass: O(N) Want to sample s instances  uniformly at random without replacement  from a population size of n records, where n is not...
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Random Sampling over Joins
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Source: On Random Sampling over Joins. Surajit Chaudhuri, Rajeev Motwani, Vivek Narasayya, Sigmod 1999. What? Random sampling as a primitive relational operator: SAMPLE(R, f) where R is the relation and f the sample fraction. SAMPLE(Q, f)...
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Information Theory (1)  The Science of Communication
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IT is a beautiful subfield of CS with applications across the gamut of scientific fields: coding theory and communications (under unreliable channels), cryptography, physics, biomedical engineering, computer graphics, machine learning, statistics, and...
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Converting Between Random Sampling Methods
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Sampling f fraction out of n records: Sampling with replacement Sample is a multiset of fn records. Any record could be samples multiple times. Sampling without replacement Each successive sample is uniformly at random from the remaining records...
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