[plt-scheme] Statistics (V301.5 Speed Up)

From: Williams, M. Douglas (M.DOUGLAS.WILLIAMS at saic.com)
Date: Sun Feb 12 11:26:57 EST 2006

Sorry about the way it reads.  I wasn't judging the distribution, just
inviting others to join your challenge.


-----Original Message-----
From: jimblandy at gmail.com on behalf of Jim Blandy
Sent: Sat 2/11/2006 9:04 PM
To: Williams, M. Douglas
Cc: Joe Marshall; PLT Scheme; Noel Welsh
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] Statistics (V301.5 Speed Up)
On 2/10/06, Williams, M. Douglas <M.DOUGLAS.WILLIAMS at saic.com> wrote:
> I ran 1000 runs and made a histogram of the results.  Unfortunately, there
> is one value out at 16353 while the others were between about 6000 and
> Which made the histogram difficult to interpret.  I have attached the code
> and the resulting histogram.
> You're welcome to run it - it will download the simulation collection and
> science collection automatically from planet - and join the name that
> distribution contest.  Apparantly, Jim's buying.  :)

Hey, wait --- I don't agree that that's a Gaussian at all!  :)  You've
got to trim that outlier and give us some resolution on the
interesting part of the curve, instead of smooshing it all to the
left.  You're sweeping things under your nice new Nyquist rug.

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