letterFrequency.frink

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/** This is the letter frequency for English, as analyzed here:

    http://norvig.com/mayzner.html

    and corrected slightly so that the probabilities sum to 1.

    You can generate a random selection of these letters with the
    DiscreteDistribution.frink sample program:

    use DiscreteDistribution.frink
    dd = new DiscreteDistribution[letterFrequencies]
    for a = 1 to 25
       print[dd.random[]]
*/


letterFrequencies = [["E", 12.50 percent],
  ["T", 9.29 percent],
  ["A", 8.04 percent],
  ["O", 7.64 percent],
  ["I", 7.57 percent],
  ["N", 7.23 percent],
  ["S", 6.51 percent],
  ["R", 6.28 percent],
  ["H", 5.05 percent],
  ["L", 4.07 percent],
  ["D", 3.82 percent],
  ["C", 3.34 percent],
  ["U", 2.73 percent],
  ["M", 2.51 percent],
  ["F", 2.40 percent],
  ["P", 2.14 percent],
  ["G", 1.87 percent],
  ["W", 1.68 percent],
  ["Y", 1.66 percent],
  ["B", 1.48 percent],
  ["V", 1.05 percent],
  ["K", 0.54 percent],
  ["X", 0.23 percent],
  ["J", 0.16 percent],
  ["Q", 0.12 percent],
  ["Z", 0.09 percent]]


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