Lies, Damned Lies, or Statistics: How to Tell the Truth with Statistics

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Mathematical definitions should be perfectly precise because they do not describe something which is observed out there in the world, since such descriptive definitions might have fuzzy edges. In biology, for example, whether a virus is considered “alive” could be
subject to some debate: viruses have some of the characteristics of life, but not others. This makes a mathematician nervous.

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Jonathan Poritz

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https://www.poritz.net/jonathan/share/ldlos.pdf

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Independent

Date

2017

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Baihaqi

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Creative Commona

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PDF

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English

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ldlos.pdf

Citation

Jonathan Poritz, “Lies, Damned Lies, or Statistics: How to Tell the Truth with Statistics,” Open Educational Resource (OER) , accessed October 26, 2020, http://oer.iain-padangsidimpuan.ac.id/items/show/2471.

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