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accepted Expected value of maximum consecutive distance in a uniformly random permutation
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comment Expected value of maximum consecutive distance in a uniformly random permutation
Wow, it took quite some time for me to go through the proof, but really really comprehensive answer Yury! Great answer, and many thanks :-)
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comment Expected value of maximum consecutive distance in a uniformly random permutation
@Yury: I'm happy with a good estimate for the expectation. So please add a complete answer! Thanks :-)
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comment Stuck trying to prove an inequality
Thanks for your comments robjohn. I will update the answer soon and simplify some of the arguments.
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revised Stuck trying to prove an inequality
remove outdated intro
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comment Stuck trying to prove an inequality
The above presentation can be greatly simplified, but it's rather long because of it's long edit history.
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comment Stuck trying to prove an inequality
This follows exactly the same approach suggested in my answer. An acknowledgement is in order perhaps?
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revised Stuck trying to prove an inequality
completed proof
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revised Stuck trying to prove an inequality
correct a mistake in the proof
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comment Stuck trying to prove an inequality
Thanks Jonas! Please correct any errors if you spot them.
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revised Stuck trying to prove an inequality
insert a missing factor of 2