# User talk:Kri

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We all have to start somewhere. Deb (talk) 14:03, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

## Re: Your AIV report on 82.69.243.62

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## logistic distribution, Elo rating system

I saw your fact tag at Elo rating system, but I do not see any discussion of the item you questioned at the talk page of logistic distribution. Bubba73 (talk), 14:07, 12 March 2009 (UTC)

See Talk:Elo rating system#Logistical distribution --Kri (talk) 20:21, 12 March 2009 (UTC)
Now it's archived: Talk:Elo rating system/Archive 1#Logistical distributionKri (talk) 20:17, 4 December 2011 (UTC)

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## convergence in probability

In this edit, the overlines should not be there, because the concept being defined is what it means for the sequence {Xn} to converge in probability to X. I suspect that you're confused by the fact that there are theorems whose asserting convergence in probability of sample means

${\displaystyle {\overline {X}}_{n}=(X_{1}+\cdots +X_{n}).\,}$

If it is asserted that the sequence of sample means converges in probability to some random variable X, then one should say that

${\displaystyle {\overline {X}}_{n}{\text{ converges in probability to }}X\,}$

is equivalent to

${\displaystyle \lim _{n\to \infty }\operatorname {Pr} {\big (}|{\overline {X}}_{n}-X|\geq \varepsilon {\big )}=0.\,}$

But that is not what it means to say the sequence

${\displaystyle \{X_{n}\}\,}$

converges to X, rather it is what it means to say that the sequence of sample means

${\displaystyle \{{\overline {X}}_{n}\}\,}$

converges to X. And that appears in theorems, not in the basic definition of convergence in probability. Michael Hardy (talk) 23:22, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

Ah, okay, thank you for clearing that up for me; I thought Xn was the n:th random variable rather than the average of the n first random variables. I guess that is what happens when you don't read the whole article. :)

Xn was the nth random variable in the sequence of random variables whose convergence to X was being defined. In some applications, this may be a sequence of averages; in others it might not be. Michael Hardy (talk) 23:56, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

Is this method sourced, or something you came up with? It's a half-step toward what I published in '93. Dicklyon (talk) 04:45, 8 February 2011 (UTC)

It was something I came up with. Is it okay if it is there, or does it have to be sourced? --Kri (talk) 20:01, 8 February 2011 (UTC)
It should be sourced. You can use my paper as a source if you want (see ref on specular reflection); extend it to be like what I did if you like (replacing 1-dotprod by squared distance). Or delete it if you don't want to bother.
I'm sorry, are you talking about what I wrote about the reflection vector or are you talking about the approximation method for the power of the dot product that I wrote about? The latter is where the diff you linked to goes to. --Kri (talk) 22:24, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
Okay, I see now what paper you meant. Feel free to add a reference to it; your paper seems to have a lot of other good techniques in it too. Or maybe the paragraphs could be removed in the article, but a note could be left somewhere in the section saying that there are a lot of approximation methods that can be used when implementing Phong shading, as well as a reference to your paper. --Kri (talk) 00:33, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
A section on approximation techniques would be useful. I've hesitated to write it and support it by my own paper, though. Someone else should do it. Feel free to give it a shot if you like. Dicklyon (talk) 01:06, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
Maybe I could look into it. By the way, are the methods in your paper patented? --Kri (talk) 01:18, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
If you look at the patent, which I linked on Talk:Specular highlight, you'll see that the claims are all specific to the method of using the difference vector; so what you said in Phong shading about the approximation method you added was incorrect; but as long as you're talking about approximations and referencing my paper, might as well include a bit about what makes it good. In general, though, it is never a good idea to try to talk about patent status in wikipedia, since it takes a lawyer and some study to even form an opinion of whether a patent might be infringed by practicing some idea, and whether the patent is valid, and even whether the patent is still in force. And people generally don't want to know, since it's safer to not know, in terms of triple damages for willful infringement. Most IP attorneys advise their clients to not worry about existing patents; don't ask, don't know. Dicklyon (talk) 05:00, 7 March 2011 (UTC)
Ok, I wasn't really sure what the patent covered; I simply assumed it was for every method in the paper. My apologies and thank you for fixing it. And about patents: I shall keep what you said in mind! --Kri (talk) 17:05, 7 March 2011 (UTC)

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## Proposed deletion of Best friends forever

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Okay. —Kri (talk) 06:51, 8 July 2011 (UTC)

## Speedy deletion nomination of File:Hydrogen eigenstate n5 l2 m1.png

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Oh, my mistake to put a category tag on the page here on Wikipedia instead of on its description page on Commons. —Kri (talk) 12:19, 12 July 2011 (UTC)

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## Re: Merge from List of game engine articles discussion

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## Rotational symmetry in edge detectors

Hi Kri, I saw your question at Talk:Sobel operator#What does "rotational_symmetry" mean? and I wanted to let you know I provided an answer. No guarantee that every expert in the world would formulate the answer the same way I did, but that's how I understand it. Hope that helps! — Control.valve (talk) 15:44, 14 September 2011 (UTC)

## Need source for pi

Hi. Can you supply a source for the slow convergence rate 1/√n that you put into the pi article? I found two sources that say the MC methods converge slowly, but neither has that specific rate formula. I added those sources, but we also need a source that contains that formula. Thanks. --Noleander (talk) 13:21, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

It is simply the standard deviation of the estimation of pi. When you add a number of independently distributed variables together, the variance of the sum will simply be the sum of the variances of the induvidual variables (~ n). Then the standard deviation is defined as the square root of the variance (~ n). Finally, our estimation is the average of the terms, hence the sum divided by the number of terms (~ n / n = 1 / n). I don't have any better source than that for it. —Kri (talk) 14:02, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Yes, but WP:V policy requires an external source .. editors are not permitted to do their own calculations ... see WP:OR. Do you have some math book that contains that formula .. we just need a book name & page number. Informal web sites are not okay; but MathWorld may be acceptable. --Noleander (talk) 14:20, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
If it really needs an external source, be my guest and go ahead and delete the statement, since I still don't have any reference. Maybe we can just mention that Monte Carlo methods converge very slowly, and omit the formula. —Kri (talk) 15:31, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Okay .. I already added a source for the "very slowly" part. If you find a source for the 1/sqrt(n) go ahead and re-add it to the article. --Noleander (talk) 15:34, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

## Nomination for deletion of Template:Invisible

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## anchorencode

Hi Kri, Per your request, see mw:Help:Magic_words#Parser functions. Krinkle (talk) 01:37, 3 June 2012 (UTC)

## Template:Mvar

I see that you tagged {{Mvar}} for speedy deletion. I have 2 comments about this:

1. If you need to tag a page with over 100 transclusions for deletion, please put the tag inside <noinclude> tags; additionally, add it to the top, as opposed to replacing the old page content with the tag.
2. I see nothing justifying speedy deletion. If you think it should be delketing, please nominate it at WP:Templates for discussion.

עוד מישהו Od Mishehu 11:20, 7 June 2012 (UTC)

Oops... So sorry for that, I accidentally tagged the wrong template for deletion. That was only a mistake. —Kri (talk) 11:24, 7 June 2012 (UTC)

## LaTeX

Nice job in dragging LaTeX back to the land of normal typesetting. My eyes say thank you. - X201 (talk) 09:22, 20 June 2012 (UTC)

Ehm, just for your records, that wasn't me; that was mostly Dicklyon. But we can say that it was me, so, you're welcome! :) —Kri (talk) 11:24, 20 June 2012 (UTC)

## Physics vs. Computational Physics

What I meant by motivations from physics when writing this sentence is that different types of theories are used in physics depending on the scale of modelling; please see the review article

Lindeberg Scale-space theory: A basic tool for analysing structures at different scales, J. of Applied Statistics, 21(2), pp. 224--270, 1994.

This motivation holds irrespespective of a restriction to computational physiscs. Tpl (talk) 09:18, 23 December 2012 (UTC)

Okay, that article is too long for me to read (I found it here), but I believe you. Should it act as a reference for the statement about physics in the article? —Kri (talk) 10:07, 24 December 2012 (UTC)

## March 2013

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OK, I will visit the reference desk next time. Thanks for informing me about it. —Kri (talk) 21:54, 4 March 2013 (UTC)

## Fresnel equations

I reverted you at Fresnel equations. Snell's law remains correct for angles above the critical angle, but cos θt becomes complex. The derivation of the Fresnel equations works just fine, and the resulting equations predict total internal reflection, giving a reflectivity of 1 for angles above the critical angle. This is important. Math is powerful.--Srleffler (talk) 03:14, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

Math is powerful?
Okay, thanks for telling me that about Snell's law, I actually didn't know. —Kri (talk) 17:44, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

## Random "Talk: you have new messages" messages?

After someone left me a real talk page message, I stopped getting the fake thing. Perhaps this message will resolve the problem for you as it did for me. Might help if you'd report at VPT what happens after you get this message, especially if the fakes continue. Nyttend (talk) 22:18, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

What is VPT? And yes, I'm still getting the "Talk: You have new messages" notification. —Kri (talk) 22:21, 30 July 2013 (UTC)
Tryptofish reported the same thing :-( Please report at WP:VPT; sorry I wasn't clear before. Nyttend (talk) 22:23, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

## Article Feedback Tool update

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We've now re-released the software, with the addition of a logging feature and restrictions on the ability to disable. Obviously, we're not going to automatically re-enable it on each article—we don't want to create a situation where it was enabled by users who have now moved on, and feedback would sit there unattended—but if you're interested in enabling it for your articles, it's pretty simple to do. Just go to the article you want to enable it on, click the "request feedback" link in the toolbox in the sidebar, and AFT5 will be enabled for that article.

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## Derive numbering templates from {{ref}} and {{note}}?

Have you learned anything since June 2012 about the possibilities for using equation numbers, figure numbers, etc., with Wikimedia software? I added some comments to yours in "Template talk:Ref#Derive numbering templates from {{ref}} and {{note}}?" Thanks for raising the issue. DavidMCEddy (talk) 22:41, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

Unfortunately not, maybe someone else knows how to do it. The thing that is needed in order to automatically number items are counters. I know that there are at least two counters for each Wikipedia page — one that is used to number links and {{ref}} and {{note}} instances that haven't been labeled (e.g., [http://example.com] and {{ref|a}} and {{note|a}} give [1] and [2] and ^ , respectivelly), and one that is used to number references (e.g., <ref>Test reference</ref> gives [1]).
If these are the only counters that exist for each Wiki page, a generic counter type needs to be added to the Wikimedia software. Maybe they know at Wikipedia:Village pump (technical). If that is the case, the best bet would probably be to propose to introduce generic counters in the Wikimedia software either at Wikipedia:Village pump (idea lab) or at Wikipedia:Village pump (proposals).
1. ^ Test reference
Kri (talk) 16:07, 31 October 2013 (UTC)
As an example of a really bad (but not so unlikely) scenario that can happen if an article contains many equations that are not automatically numbered, there is this article which I just encountered. —Kri (talk) 18:17, 31 October 2013 (UTC)

## Nomination of Best friends forever for deletion

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## Alternative cancer treatments

Please do not use the talk page for raising the topic of conflicts of interest, as it is disruptive. Any COI concerns should be taken to WP:COIN. Alexbrn talk|contribs|COI 22:10, 1 February 2015 (UTC)

## Oren–Nayar reflectance model

My apologies. A scientific paper, due to size constraints, cannot provide all possible low-level details. The first image on wiki looks same as on page 1 in paper. The fact that authors did not specify some details about images, is not enough to call the images misleading. I'd suggest to undo your "misleading" tag. Thanks.

I left an answer on the article's talk page. —Kri (talk) 19:03, 28 July 2015 (UTC)

## AsciiDoc

Dear Kri,

What should we say in the AsciiDoc article about the file extension? I am surprised that Talk:AsciiDoc#File extension? lists so many different extensions for AsciiDoc files. --DavidCary (talk) 00:25, 26 October 2015 (UTC)

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## Warning

Please stop the slow edit war at Template:Definition, or you will be reported. WP:BRD is very clear over how you should act if your changes are reverted, and this is a perfect example of why that guideline exists. Debresser (talk) 22:50, 12 December 2015 (UTC)

I tried discussing the edit, but didn't get any answer in well over 24 hours. If I have to wait for an answer before I can make a change, and I don't receive an answer, the whole development process is stalled, which in my opinion is not a good thing. I therefore think that you should be allowed to redo the change if you have tried discussing it but don't receive an answer. So for that reason I would argue that this is a poor example of why WP:BRD exists. What makes you think this is a good example? —Kri (talk) 23:09, 12 December 2015 (UTC)
You failed to take into account two things. 1. That 24 hours is not much time for a template. 2. That if you were reverted, that proves you have no consensus for the edit, so there is no justification for repeating it, even if you would not have received a reply ever.
In any case, you now have an answer on that template talkpage. I also think that when changing a 7 year consensus, you should have a better argument than "nobody replied to my question". Debresser (talk) 11:01, 13 December 2015 (UTC)
Okay, thank you for your answer. I will read the answer on the template's talk page. —Kri (talk) 11:28, 13 December 2015 (UTC)

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## Clarification needed on the Classification of discontinuities page

Hello, you recently added a {{clarify}} tag on the mathematical article about classification of discontinuities. I would like to provide the clarification needed but I'm unable to spot exactly what you find unclear. Are you wondering whether ${\displaystyle \lim _{x\to 1^{+}}f(x)}$ , that is ${\displaystyle \lim _{x\to 1^{+}}{\frac {1}{x-1}}}$ , is considered infinite or does not exist ? Pyrrhonist05 (talk) 19:47, 12 February 2017 (UTC)

I was wondering whether ${\displaystyle L^{+},}$  or ${\displaystyle \lim _{x\to 1^{+}}{\frac {1}{x-1}},}$  is considered to exist, since infinities are not always considered to exist, at least not as real or complex numbers. But I see now that the article says "only one of the two one-sided limits needs not to exist or is infinite," so I guess it is considered to exist but as an infinity, and hence give rise to an essential discontinuity, just like ${\displaystyle L^{-}}$ ? —Kri (talk) 22:56, 12 February 2017 (UTC)
The author of the example did not make any comment whatsoever on whether the limit ${\displaystyle L^{+}}$  is infinite or does not exist. Indeed, I think she/he did it intentionally because it don't make any difference since it is defined that there is an essential discontinuity at a point where at least one of the two one-sided limits does not exist or is infinite. Therefore, if we consider ${\displaystyle L^{+}}$  to exist but be infinite, there is an essential discontinuity. On the other hand if we consider the limit to not exist, there still an essential discontinuity, so there is no difference. Anyway, we could make it clear in the article by adding a little comment on this matter. Pyrrhonist05 (talk) 12:09, 13 February 2017 (UTC)

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## Proposed deletion of Stone damage

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## TfD

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## Not an antonym but an antinomy!

You may wish to know that I just corrected a typo/malapropism of in the Grelling-Nelson paradox. PJTraill (talk) 09:32, 14 May 2018 (UTC).

Oops, yes that was definitely a malapropism. Thanks for letting me know! —Kri (talk) 14:38, 14 May 2018 (UTC)

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## Lists of types of robots moved to draftspace

An article you recently created, Lists of types of robots, does not have enough sources and citations as written to remain published. It needs more citations from reliable, independent sources. (?) Information that can't be referenced should be removed (verifiability is of central importance on Wikipedia). I've moved your draft to draftspace (with a prefix of "Draft:" before the article title) where you can incubate the article with minimal disruption. When you feel the article meets Wikipedia's general notability guideline and thus is ready for mainspace, please click on the "Submit your draft for review!" button at the top of the page. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 10:06, 28 November 2018 (UTC)

I see, but just claiming that an article needs more sources and citations in general is not especially helpful, as I'm not sure exactly what those would be or why they would be needed in a list article like this which, in my opinion, doesn't really constitute its own topic. Is there any claim or part of the article in particular that you think is controversial and needs a reference? —Kri (talk) 16:15, 28 November 2018 (UTC)

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## Speedy deletion nomination of Polhem's mechanical alphabet

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Hughesdarren (talk) 21:46, 27 August 2019 (UTC)

It is not an article; it is supposed to be a redirection page. I see that the link had become broken, so I fixed it. —Kri (talk) 22:00, 27 August 2019 (UTC)

## Your draft article, Draft:List of types of robots

Hello, Kri. It has been over six months since you last edited the Articles for Creation submission or Draft page you started, "List of types of robots".

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