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    statistics forum?

    not sure where to post this so general banter it is:

    does anyone know the location of a decent stats forum, i need to understand several stats tests which deal with space-time interactions (knox & mantel tests) & i don't seem to be able to find any example workings anywhere on the web...

    alternatively perhaps a fellow hexus member is a stats wizard and can take me under their mathematical wing

    heres hoping

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    never could get maths...
    space-time interactions??!! well, i'v noticed a small rift in the fabric of space-time, centered somewhere on the floor of my room. yeah, its so strange...all my clothes are just drawn to it and can't be moved...weird or what...
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    ROFL! I was really good at Maths at school, and work in accounts now, so I can try to help you. I done the statistics module with ease at A-Level but didn't finish the whole course.

    Never heard of Knox and Mantel though. What's that?

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    I've got a stat for you baby... 0.3% of all road accidents in Canada involve a Moose.

    Shall I do the punch line?

    Ok...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    I didn't even know they could drive!

    I didn't even know they could drive!

    Oh man, you just can't buy punch lines like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaul
    I've got a stat for you baby... 0.3% of all road accidents in Canada involve a Moose.

    Shall I do the punch line?

    Ok...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    I didn't even know they could drive!

    I didn't even know they could drive!

    Oh man, you just can't buy punch lines like that.
    or give them away..
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    you ever wonder why they're called 'PUNCH' lines?...
    its what people who tell bad jokes get...
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    firstly nice OT work

    Quote Originally Posted by Big_Al
    ROFL! I was really good at Maths at school, and work in accounts now, so I can try to help you. I done the statistics module with ease at A-Level but didn't finish the whole course.

    Never heard of Knox and Mantel though. What's that?
    as for knox & mantel they're measures from epidemiology i believe - they measure how clustered events are in space and time - a measure of epidemic

    thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by itsanobscureid
    thoughts?
    Apart from WTF???

    I may not be the person to ask then...

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    73% of statistics are made up on the spot
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howard
    73% of statistics are made up on the spot
    including that 1
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howard
    73% of statistics are made up on the spot
    Oh, people can come up with statistics to prove anything. 14% of people know that.
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    There are so many forums for 'Lies' and 'Damn Lies' there must be one for statistics.

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    Stats 2 (A level maths)...doing the coursework now.
    Hate stats so much...just so boring and tedious.
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    can't pretend to understand this...looks like its useful tho!!

    http://www.stat.lsu.edu/faculty/mose...l/spatial.html
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    I know I'm crapping your thread, but I really hate stats. My mind is set up for Physics and Mechanics, and I really hate the way that stats work in a totally different way. I can easily work out A-Level Physics problems in my head, but Stats problems really confuse the hell out of me. I think the whole subject is clearly flawed.

    Rich :¬)

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