September 28th, 2014
Our results did seem to reflect what we expected when we created our algorithm, and chose the two spaces to perform it. There are more collisions (and hence there is more entropy) in our first recording which took place in a smaller space, as opposed to the second. Our movement seemed to fill up the space more in the first iteration.
This project is definitely well thought out, but some factors of randomness that would have been interesting to write about would have been that each person is flipping the coin in a slightly different way and at slightly different speeds, which increases or decreases the likelihood of future collisions.
Thank you for your suggestion@Amanda. Flipping coins do add more randomness in this process, not only because of the different methods we choose to flip the coin but also the different speed. Also, accidents like coin falling on the ground add more unexpected movement.
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