Explaining the Tootsie Pop Algorithm

Mark Huber and Sarah Schott prepared a lecture calledĀ “Using TPA [the Tootsie Pop Algorithm] for Monte Carlo integration.” The authors are at Claremont McKenna College and Duke University, respectively. You can see their presentation online, if you want to. The algorithm can be used to try to answer the [somewhat ill-defined] question: How many licks […]