Two events and are called independent if their probabilities satisfy (Papoulis 1984, p. 40).
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ReferencesPapoulis, A. Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes, 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984.
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Weisstein, Eric W. "Independent Events." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/IndependentEvents.html