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Date:         Wed, 8 Nov 2006 06:08:02 -0500
Reply-To:     Peter Flom <flom@NDRI.ORG>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Peter Flom <flom@NDRI.ORG>
Subject:      Re: Definition of Mature
Comments: To: blindglobe@GMAIL.COM
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I wrote > No no, statisticians CREATE uncertainty and ambiguity. > > :-) >

Tony replied

<<< Wow. I thought that the data created that. >>>

Naaah. The data are always perfectly clear until we statisitcians start looking at it :-)

Assumptions! Outliers! Null hypotheses!

Phooey! The drug works and there are no side effects (since Tony mentioned clinical work)



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