# sci.stat.math

**Differing Scope and Methodology in GAO and University of California Reports Account for Variations in Cost Estimates for Homosexual Conduct Policy. GAO**,*Mike***Is an offset appropriate for this application?**,*Jake***Affiliate program related to statistical science**,*vincent64***Recalling**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Recalling**,*Old Mac User***Re: Recalling**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Recalling**,*Reef Fish*

**Towards a safe Population variance overestimation**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**Algorithm for approximating a "moving" percentile statistic?**,*chessaurus***Piecewise constant approximation**,*erudite***Re: Piecewise constant approximation**,*john2***Re: Piecewise constant approximation**,*erudite***Re: Piecewise constant approximation**,*David Jones***Re: Piecewise constant approximation**,*john2*

**Help: Exchange of limit and expectation**,*Yecloud***Re: Help: Exchange of limit and expectation**,*Herman Rubin*

**Re: a newbie question on joint pdf**,*Mike Kruger***Re: Help: the distribution of determinant**,*duvin103time***Re: Help: the distribution of determinant**,*Herman Rubin*

**Normal Distribution Function and QBASIC**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Normal Distribution Function and QBASIC**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Normal Distribution Function and QBASIC**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Normal Distribution Function and QBASIC**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: Normal Distribution Function and QBASIC**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**random walk on graph**,*Eric B***Re: random walk on graph**,*David Winsemius*

**Concerning Bob (Reef FISH) expertise all is clear NOW**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Concerning Bob (Reef FISH) expertise all is clear NOW**,*John Uebersax***Re: Concerning Bob (Reef FISH) expertise all is clear NOW**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Concerning Bob (Reef FISH) expertise all is clear NOW**,*John Uebersax*

**Re: Concerning Bob (Reef FISH) expertise all is clear NOW**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Concerning Bob (Reef FISH) expertise all is clear NOW**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**Photos of Dr. Luis Afonso and Bob Ling**,*Reef Fish***Re: Photos of Dr. Luis Afonso and Bob Ling**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Photos of Dr. Luis Afonso and Bob Ling**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Photos of Dr. Luis Afonso and Bob Ling**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Photos of Dr. Luis Afonso and Bob Ling**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: Photos of Dr. Luis Afonso and Bob Ling**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**which polynomial interpolant is good for CDFrepresentation**,*glare22***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Reef Fish***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Inf***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Reef Fish***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Inf***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Reef Fish*

- <Possible follow-ups>
**Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Reef Fish***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Richard Ulrich***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Reef Fish***Re: Is sum of two normally distributed variables normally distributed?**,*Richard Ulrich***Richard Ulrich is trying to name smear AGAIN!**,*Reef Fish***Bob Ling is trying to smear his own name AGAIN!**,*Boob Fling***Re: Bob Ling is trying to smear his own name AGAIN!**,*Reef Fish***Re: Richard Ulrich is trying to name smear AGAIN!**,*Richard Ulrich***Re: Richard Ulrich is trying to name smear AGAIN!**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: Computing pdf/cdf for X^2 when X is normally distributed**,*Jack Tomsky*- <Possible follow-ups>
**Re: Computing pdf/cdf for X^2 when X is normally distributed**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Statistics / Probability Question (Batting Average)**,*Eric***Warning: before you read whatever from Bob (Reef Fish)**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Warning: before you read whatever from Bob (Reef Fish)**,*yurra***Re: Warning: before you read whatever from Bob (Reef Fish)**,*yurra***What is?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: What is?**,*yurra***Re: What is?**,*Statman*

**Re: Warning: before you read whatever from Bob (Reef Fish)**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**NUMBERS**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: NUMBERS**,*Kevin E. Thorpe***Re: NUMBERS**,*Reef Fish***Re: NUMBERS**,*DrD***Re: NUMBERS**,*Anon.*

**Re: NUMBERS**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**Whenever you see a post by Luis A. Afonso, read THIS first**,*Reef Fish***Re: Whenever you see a post by Luis A. Afonso, read THIS first**,*Old Mac User***Re: Whenever you see a post by Luis A. Afonso, read THIS first**,*Jerry Dallal***Re: Whenever you see a post by Luis A. Afonso, read THIS first**,*Reef Fish***A Photo of Dr. Luis Afonso**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: A Photo of Dr. Luis Afonso**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: Whenever you see a post by Luis A. Afonso, read THIS first**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Whenever you see a post by Luis A. Afonso, read THIS first**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Whenever you see a post by Luis A. Afonso, read THIS first**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**How to get CDF from PDF numerically?**,*glare22***Re: How to get CDF from PDF numerically?**,*Reef Fish**Message not available**Message not available**Message not available***Re: How to get CDF from PDF numerically?**,*Bjoern***Re: How to get CDF from PDF numerically?**,*glare22*

**Re: How to get CDF from PDF numerically?**,*John Uebersax***Re: How to get CDF from PDF numerically?**,*John Uebersax*

**Bob (Reef Fish) unthinkable case of STUPIDITY**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Now Bob prove that 8>16**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Bob (Reef Fish) unthinkable case of STUPIDITY**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Bob (Reef Fish) unthinkable case of STUPIDITY**,*Reef Fish***Re: Bob (Reef Fish) unthinkable case of STUPIDITY**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Bob (Reef Fish) unthinkable case of STUPIDITY**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Bob (Reef Fish) unthinkable case of STUPIDITY**,*illywhacker***Re: Bob (Reef Fish) unthinkable case of STUPIDITY**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**correlation of inverse**,*davedave3737***A measure of model fit across different datasets and dependent variables**,*james . smith99***how to formally show a data series is bimodal?**,*erehwon***Earth's Circunference**,*Andrew***Re: Earth's Circunference**,*Reef Fish*

**Jack and Bob (Reef Fish) *heehaws***,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Jack and Bob (Reef Fish) *heehaws***,*Reef Fish***Re: Jack and Bob (Reef Fish) *heehaws***,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Jack and Bob (Reef Fish) *heehaws***,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Jack and Bob (Reef Fish) *heehaws***,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Jack and Bob (Reef Fish) *heehaws***,*Reef Fish*

**Re: How to combine the results of two Maximum Likelihood Estimation?**,*illywhacker*- <Possible follow-ups>
**Re: How to combine the results of two Maximum Likelihood Estimation?**,*illywhacker***Re: How to combine the results of two Maximum Likelihood Estimation?**,*illywhacker*

**In ONE post, AFONSO LIBELED against at least 55 Bobs in sci.stat.math!**,*Reef Fish***Re: multi-variable regression**,*amay***Re: multi-variable regression**,*Paige Miller***Re: multi-variable regression**,*Phil Sherrod*

**goodness of fit test for data over time**,*jl***OT: AFONSO inadvertently revealed Afonso**,*Reef Fish***Finally I got what Bob is**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Finally I got what Bob is**,*Reef Fish*

**A NEW Discovery about Afonso**,*Reef Fish***Re: A NEW Discovery about Afonso**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: A NEW Discovery about Afonso**,*Reef Fish***Re: A NEW Discovery about Afonso**,*yurra***Re: A NEW Discovery about Afonso**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: A NEW Discovery about Afonso**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: A NEW Discovery about Afonso**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: A NEW Discovery about Afonso**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: A NEW Discovery about Afonso**,*Reef Fish*

**statistical significance and mutual information**,*georgia***Re: Does standard Kalman filter work if errors are not normally distributed?**,*David Jones***The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Consequently**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Consequently**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Consequently**,*yurra*

**Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*yurra*

**Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*Kevin E. Thorpe*

**Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*Kevin E. Thorpe*

**Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***SIX "Is this sufficiently clear" questions for Luis A. Afonso to answer**,*Reef Fish***Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*Kevin E. Thorpe***Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: The sum of square deviations: A THEOREM**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**Jack Tomsky shattered his PERFECT record on Afonso**,*Reef Fish***Re: Jack Tomsky shattered his PERFECT record on Afonso**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**HELP! What distribution would this be?**,*seeker***What confidence can us ascribe to Bob´s statements?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***The sample sd always underestimates the Population sd**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**Bob knows not what Sample Variance is!**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Bob knows not what Sample Variance is!**,*Reef Fish***Re: Bob knows not what Sample Variance is!**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Bob knows not what Sample Variance is!**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: what estimation methods can replace Maximum Likelihood Estimation?**,*Ian***Probability question**,*itzik***Re: Probability question**,*kenneth_m_lin***Re: Probability question**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Probability question**,*Reef Fish***Re: Probability question**,*Jack Tomsky*

**The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Reef Fish*

**LOL Bob Reef-Fish!**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: LOL Bob Reef-Fish!**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Stig Holmquist***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Stig Holmquist*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Reef Fish*

**Even worse for Bob (Reef Fish)**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Paul Sanchez***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Kevin E. Thorpe*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Paul Sanchez*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Reef Fish*

**Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: The sample s.d. always underestimates**,*Reef Fish*

**standard labels for probability values**,*xyzzy12***Re: standard labels for probability values**,*Richard Ulrich***Re: standard labels for probability values**,*Reef Fish*

**Chi-squared Test of 2x2 tables, critical values**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Chi-squared Test of 2x2 tables, critical values**,*Reef Fish***Re: Chi-squared Test of 2x2 tables, critical values**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Chi-squared Test of 2x2 tables, critical values**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Chi-squared Test of 2x2 tables, critical values**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**Hotelling's T^2 test when covariance matrix has a special form**,*Antoine Bruguier***Alpha, beta, power, CL, CI**,*Tony***Re: Alpha, beta, power, CL, CI**,*Bjoern*

**Standard deviation for dummies**,*NoNickName***how to check the accuracy of any numerical process?**,*Puneet***Re: how to check the accuracy of any numerical process?**,*danheyman@xxxxxxxxx*

**Optimality of logit coefficients when sampling is not involved**,*Michael . Lacy . junk***Test of significance of a mean value?**,*Ken Aston***Spatial dependence model**,*niraj doshi***Logistic Regression - distribution assumptions?**,*Sarah***Re: Logistic Regression - distribution assumptions?**,*Ray Koopman***Re: Logistic Regression - distribution assumptions?**,*Richard Ulrich*

**Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*rxjwg98***Re: Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*danheyman@xxxxxxxxx***Re: Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*rxjwg98***Re: Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*rxjwg98***Re: Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*rxjwg98***Re: Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*danheyman@xxxxxxxxx***Re: Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*rxjwg98***Re: Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*rxjwg98***Re: Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*danheyman@xxxxxxxxx***Re: Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*rxjwg98***Re: Question about inhomogeneous Markov chains**,*rxjwg98*

**Jack WRONG**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Jack WRONG**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Jack WRONG**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*Jack Tomsky*- <Possible follow-ups>
**Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Student-t distribution - profound or biased?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**Mann-Whitney score and AUC**,*LaschP***Re: Mann-Whitney score and AUC**,*Frank E Harrell Jr***Re: Mann-Whitney score and AUC**,*LaschP***Re: Mann-Whitney score and AUC**,*Frank E Harrell Jr*

**Negative Bi-nomial distribution**,*David Wilson***proof of sample skewness asymptotical distribution**,*AB***Help w/ acceptance sampling**,*Mark McCormick***Re: Help w/ acceptance sampling**,*iandjmsmith***Re: Help w/ acceptance sampling**,*Mark McCormick***Re: Help w/ acceptance sampling**,*Richard Ulrich*

**Re: Help w/ acceptance sampling**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Help w/ acceptance sampling**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***The critera : at most 1 bad out of 6**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**Missing random digits**,*Stig Holmquist***Re: Missing random digits**,*Herman Rubin***Re: Missing random digits**,*Stig Holmquist*

**Re: Missing random digits**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Missing random digits**,*Stig Holmquist***Re: Missing random digits**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: Missing random digits**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: Missing random digits**,*David Winsemius***Re: Missing random digits**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**Confusion with the distribution**,*VijaKhara***Re: Confusion with the distribution**,*VijaKhara***Re: Confusion with the distribution**,*David Jones*

**actuarial exams**,*silvia***Re: actuarial exams**,*Darla.McWilson@xxxxxxxxx*

**Digit frequency variation**,*Stig Holmquist***Re: Digit frequency variation**,*David Winsemius***Re: Digit frequency variation**,*Stig Holmquist***Re: Digit frequency variation**,*David Winsemius*

**heuristic analysis e.g. for passwords**,*Jandrews00***Re: test-retest wilcoxon**,*jen12***LU decomposition and Mahalanobis distance**,*Ross Clement (Email address invalid - do not use)***Re: LU decomposition and Mahalanobis distance**,*Gordon Sande***Re: LU decomposition and Mahalanobis distance**,*Graham Jones*

**order of magnitude of statistics**,*oercim***Eigen vector calculation**,*Shailesh Patel***minimal covariance maximal variance**,*Tim De Meyer***Re: minimal covariance maximal variance**,*Gottfried Helms***Re: minimal covariance maximal variance**,*Ray Koopman*

**PCA - separation and variance**,*shay***Re: PCA - separation and variance**,*John Uebersax***Re: PCA - separation and variance**,*Antti Penttilä*

**At least j successes (out of k Binomial trials)**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: At least j successes (out of k Binomial trials)**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: At least j successes (out of k Binomial trials)**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: At least j successes (out of k Binomial trials)**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: At least j successes (out of k Binomial trials)**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**Difference in Satistics Taught to Ph.D.students in Education**,*Jeffrey Kritzer***Re: Difference in Satistics Taught to Ph.D.students in Education**,*Reef Fish***Re: Difference in Satistics Taught to Ph.D.students in Education**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Difference in Satistics Taught to Ph.D.students in Education**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"****la différence***,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Difference in Satistics Taught to Ph.D.students in Education**,*Jeffrey Kritzer***Re: Difference in Satistics Taught to Ph.D.students in Education**,*Jeffrey Kritzer****la différence***,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Difference in Satistics Taught to Ph.D.students in Education**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Difference in Satistics Taught to Ph.D.students in Education**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Without realizing**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: Difference in Satistics Taught to Ph.D.students in Education**,*Richard Ulrich*

**two-dimensional birth-death**,*asdf***Re: Maximal entropy from Bayes' law?**,*Aleks Jakulin***What happened to you, Jack Tomsky?**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"***Re: What happened to you, Jack Tomsky?**,*Jack Tomsky*

**Re: AHP(Analytic Hierarchy Process)**,*pramodh***Re: An Example of Independence and Mutual Exclusiveness**,*Kevin E. Thorpe***Re: An Example of Independence and Mutual Exclusiveness**,*Jack Tomsky***Re: An Example of Independence and Mutual Exclusiveness**,*Kevin E. Thorpe*

- <Possible follow-ups>
**Re: An Example of Independence and Mutual Exclusiveness**,*\"Luis A. Afonso\"*

**determining sample size for infinite population with unknown mean**,*lgreen00*