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New post 31 Oct 2007, 10:20
dosa_don wrote:
Avi-great stuff. Now you can buy me some beer :lol: when did you submit btw?


Correlation(submission_date, interview_invite_date) = 0.0000000

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 10:25
submitted date = october 15

dosa, u owe me a keg ....so subtract the glasses from there

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 10:27
Interview invite from GSB and all I get is a GLASS of beer? :shock:

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 10:28
rhyme wrote:
dosa_don wrote:
Avi-great stuff. Now you can buy me some beer :lol: when did you submit btw?


Correlation(submission_date, interview_invite_date) = 0.0000000



Correlation(strength of app, interview_invite_date) = ?

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 10:28
rhyme wrote:
dosa_don wrote:
Avi-great stuff. Now you can buy me some beer :lol: when did you submit btw?


Correlation(submission_date, interview_invite_date) = 0.0000000


Then:
Correlation(interview_invite_date,admission_result_is_positive)=X

Please solve for X

The longest day in my life, and I still have the FOMC to go...

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 10:37
kwam wrote:
rhyme wrote:
dosa_don wrote:
Avi-great stuff. Now you can buy me some beer :lol: when did you submit btw?


Correlation(submission_date, interview_invite_date) = 0.0000000


Then:
Correlation(interview_invite_date,admission_result_is_positive)=X

Please solve for X

The longest day in my life, and I still have the FOMC to go...


Correlation(strength of app, interview_invite_date) = 0.95
Correlation(interview_invite_date,admission_result_is_positive)= 0.0

The hypergeometric distribution describes the probability that in a sample of n distinctive objects drawn from the application exactly k objects are denied. In general, if a random variable X follows the hypergeometric distribution with parameters N, m and n, then the probability of getting exactly k successes is given by

f(k;N,m,n) = {{{m \choose k} {{N-m} \choose {n-k}}}\over {N \choose n}}.

The probability is positive when k is between max(0, n+m−N) and min{m, n).

The formula can be understood as follows: There are \tbinom{N}{n} possible samples (without replacement). There are \tbinom{m}{k} ways to obtain k defective objects and there are \tbinom{N-m}{n-k} ways to fill out the rest of the sample with non-defective objects.

The fact that the sum of the probabilities, as k runs through the range of possible values, is equal to 1, is essentially Vandermonde's identity from combinatorics.

Duh.

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 10:41
rhyme wrote:

The hypergeometric distribution describes the probability that in a sample of n distinctive objects drawn from the application exactly k objects are denied. In general, if a random variable X follows the hypergeometric distribution with parameters N, m and n, then the probability of getting exactly k successes is given by

f(k;N,m,n) = {{{m \choose k} {{N-m} \choose {n-k}}}\over {N \choose n}}.

The probability is positive when k is between max(0, n+m−N) and min{m, n).

The formula can be understood as follows: There are \tbinom{N}{n} possible samples (without replacement). There are \tbinom{m}{k} ways to obtain k defective objects and there are \tbinom{N-m}{n-k} ways to fill out the rest of the sample with non-defective objects.

The fact that the sum of the probabilities, as k runs through the range of possible values, is equal to 1, is essentially Vandermonde's identity from combinatorics.

Duh.


Errrr... confess, did you just make it up?

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 10:44
wow... that was hot! :shock:

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 10:49
given m+n > N and m,n,N are positive real numbers

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 11:11
aviroop wrote:
YIPPPEEEEEEE

I got the interview invite.....
email just came in

I danced in my cubicle

but now I am worried.

Perhaps my app is that bad coz they want to evaluate me and kick me out fasttt


Congrats!

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 11:45
This is fantastic news, avi !! Congratulations !! And all the best for the interview !! :)

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 11:48
Thanks collegesenior and mneo..I wish some more gsbers get invites..I am checking this thread every 10 minutes.

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 15:00
aviroop wrote:
Thanks collegesenior and mneo..I wish some more gsbers get invites..I am checking this thread every 10 minutes.


5pm, one day down, many many more to go. I have to say this is a lot more fun to watch from this side of the fence than it was from the other side of the fence. I'm still rootin for ya here.

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 15:08
helg wrote:
rhyme wrote:

The hypergeometric distribution describes the probability that in a sample of n distinctive objects drawn from the application exactly k objects are denied. In general, if a random variable X follows the hypergeometric distribution with parameters N, m and n, then the probability of getting exactly k successes is given by

f(k;N,m,n) = {{{m \choose k} {{N-m} \choose {n-k}}}\over {N \choose n}}.

The probability is positive when k is between max(0, n+m−N) and min{m, n).

The formula can be understood as follows: There are \tbinom{N}{n} possible samples (without replacement). There are \tbinom{m}{k} ways to obtain k defective objects and there are \tbinom{N-m}{n-k} ways to fill out the rest of the sample with non-defective objects.

The fact that the sum of the probabilities, as k runs through the range of possible values, is equal to 1, is essentially Vandermonde's identity from combinatorics.

Duh.


Errrr... confess, did you just make it up?


no i cut and paste from wikipedia lol

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 15:15
Rhyme looking at last years thread is keeping me sane at this point. You didn't get an invite for what a week or so? That just shows that timing isn't everything. 14 days to go.

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 15:18
riverripper wrote:
Rhyme looking at last years thread is keeping me sane at this point. You didn't get an invite for what a week or so? That just shows that timing isn't everything. 14 days to go.

yea, looking at the invites and acceptances you see there is no correlation to when you get the invite.

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 15:30
i checked my admission's status every hour in case the email went to spam.

NOTHING.

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 17:26
At the BW forum 3 got interviews...

What a tough day, I did not have idea how was hard to play this game, perhaps it's easier to play the game which you have no clue when they may call you... Perhaps I'm just too anxious :lol:

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 17:32
CfaMiami wrote:
i checked my admission's status every hour in case the email went to spam.

NOTHING.


Its still day 1... stay strong.

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New post 31 Oct 2007, 17:36
Well done Avi ... well deserved.

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