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I have a sequence like this:

6666666666677777777777777777666666644444444444444447777777

I would like to calculate the probability of transitions between numbers.

I tried with counting pairs (67, 76, 64...) and dividing them with the number off all pairs. I'm wondering is this approach valid? Any ides on some other approach ?

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Is this not similar to the: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wald%E2%80%93Wolfowitz_runs_test

You might check if it's the same or similar problem.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thank you, I found it already :) $\endgroup$
    – ttwis
    Dec 20, 2012 at 13:02
  • $\begingroup$ same problem of yours ? $\endgroup$
    – Pam
    Dec 20, 2012 at 13:07

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