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Chris Olsen

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Posted: Jan 12, 1997 10:20 AM
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Hello Paul and All (again) --


On Sat, 11 Jan 1997, Paul Velleman wrote:

> I disagree with Chris, although his answer is one that many statisticians
> would give.



> So, I would summarize a symmetric distibution with 2 outliers as symmetric
> with 2 outliers -- even if I didn't know a reason for the outliers'
> deviation from the rest of the data.
>
> For teaching, I think students should know that not all statisticians and
> data analysts would agree on this.
>


And, teachers should know that some statisticians and data analysis
speak with authority and others (moo-wah comes immediately to mind)
speak with implied question marks at the end of every sentence! :) :)

-- Chris







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