Unformatted text preview: used in a 7 × 5 board for displaying a digit (0 to 9; all are equally likely to be displayed). In which positions of the 7 × 5 board would you put these special long-life light bulbs? Assume that a bulb ( i , j ) that is in a lit part of the board simply stays on—instead of ±rst turning o² and then back on—when the display changes to another digit that requires bulb ( i , j ) to be on. Consider the following cases: 1. The longer that a bulb is on, the more it degrades. 2. Switching a bulb on (and o²) frequently causes it to degrade. (Take the extreme case—assume that continuous burning doesn’t degrade the bulb.) Please delete your fles From the computer beFore you leave the lab. 1...
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- Fall '07
- Incandescent light bulb, Random walk