She tenderly inquired.
"An aim? Well, no, I haven't, wife;
The fact is -- I have fired." (GJ)
Dave discussed the elements of good statistics in Tutorial 01:
- A decent, honest, well described set of data
- Proper definition of terms, specified in advance
- A clear, well framed and unambiguous question (or problem), specified in advance
- A plan for examining those data, specified in advance
- Honest intent
"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers."Here are some others:
(Pynchon T, 1995 Gravity's Rainbow. ISBN 140188592)
It isn't that they can't see the solution.
It is that they can't see the problem.
First things first, but not necessarily in that order.It is a poor scientist who refuses to explain what question they are answering.
Example: 1463 days to nothing - The MHRA and the GlaxoSmithKline Criminal Self Investigation
See here for Collated Micro-Statistics Tutorials
Labels: Micro Statistics Tutorials