[SciPy-user] information on statistical functions
Stéfan van der Walt
Thu Dec 18 07:18:41 CST 2008
2008/12/18 Robert Kern <email@example.com>:
> The terms are commonly used in English the same way that you are using
> them. I just happen to disagree with the common practice.
I am fond of your explanation on "bias" (I've read it a couple of
times now). Would you consider writing it up somewhere? There are so
many common misconceptions around this topic that such a document
would be a valuable resource. I saw the term again earlier today in
some of Stein's papers (Estimation with Quadratic Loss and Estimation
of the Mean of a Multivariate Normal Distribution), and was reminded
of this thread.
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