Re: Idempotence and "Replication Insensitivity" are equivalent ?
Date: 23 Sep 2006 09:41:47 -0700
Phil Carmody wrote:
> pamelafluente_at_libero.it writes:
> > the Median is the value which minimize the sum of absolute differences
> > ie. sum | xi - c | is minimum for c = MEDIAN()
> If I were Bob Silverman, you'd get one heck of a flaming for
> posting something so obviously somewhere in between unintelligible
> and meaningless (including both endpoints) to sci.math.
Are saying that the median does not have the property that it minimizes the sum of absolute deviations ?
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Received on Sat Sep 23 2006 - 18:41:47 CEST