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Re: Pearson-r in SQL

From: Gene Wirchenko <genew_at_mail.ocis.net>
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2004 10:15:00 -0800
Message-ID: <kv7ns018od8iun7j15p37ccl0nkdef7kr6@4ax.com>


Matthias Klaey <mpky_at_hotmail.com> wrote:

[snip]

>What if the cost of getting one measurement was, say 37000 Dollars?

     What measurement?

>Even if you could get only the x result and not the desired (x, y)
>pair, due to some experimental mishap?

     The point is to determine correlation between x and y. With only one of the values, it can not be done.

>Are you really ready to throw away such valuable information just
>because it does not fit the formula?

     It is not valuable information at all.

Sincerely,

Gene Wirchenko

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Received on Fri Dec 24 2004 - 12:15:00 CST

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