[e2e] Question about propagation and queuing delays

Christian Huitema huitema at windows.microsoft.com
Mon Aug 22 17:34:06 PDT 2005

> the minimum of the random values, which tends towards zero.....
> Is there evidence for this?

Yep. Assuming independent samples, P(min(X1, X2,...,Xn) > y) = P(X > y)
to the power N, which tends towards 0 when N increases, except for the
value y=0. 

> If the random values represent e.g. queueing delays, why does the sum
> these tends towards zero? Why not to an average value?

Min, not sum.

-- Christian Huitema

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