Access Probabilities

Some articles on access, access probabilities:

Self-organizing List - Analysis of Running Times For Access/ Search in A List - Average Case
... of accessing the ith element in the list, thus also called the access probability ... If the access probability of each element is the same (i.e ... and the average time complexity is given by and T(n) does not depend on the individual access probabilities of the elements in the list in this case ...

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