Day: May 17, 2015

2. As George Box famously noted:  “…the statistician knows…that in nature there never was a normal distribution, there never was a straight line, yet with normal and linear assumptions, known to be false, he can often derive results which match, to a useful approximation, those found in the real world.” (JASA, 1976, Vol. 71, 791-799)  […]

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