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Statistical flaws revealed in top journals' papers

  1. May 30, 2004 #1


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    Rounding numbers seems to be a difficult task for some..
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  3. May 30, 2004 #2


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    I am not surprised. Statistics and probability seem to be reduced to folklore theorems and rules of thumb even in branches of quantitative science.
  4. May 30, 2004 #3
    Well that isn't very encouraging. Then again I have witnessed papers get rejected from other journals where the editor had requested "additional information" that was in the paper already.
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