Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 16:26:50 -0400
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From: Richard Ristow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Regression Analysis Questions
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At 11:36 AM 10/28/2009, Steve Simon, P.Mean Consulting wrote:
>Instead, if you are comfortable with an assumption that the data is
>normally distributed, ...
Unfortunately, an assumption one should never be comfortable with,
especially if anything important is riding on it.
Many statistical procedures whose assumptions include normality, are
quite robust against many deviations from that assumption. But that's
not the same thing.
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