[R] Inference for R Spam

Michael A. Miller mmiller3 at iupui.edu
Tue Mar 3 23:50:00 CET 2009

>>>>> "Dieter" == Dieter Menne <dieter.menne at menne-biomed.de> writes:

    > And, since my son asked me and I am basketball ignorant:
    > Why are basketball scores mostly much too close to
    > equality? The arguments (loose power when leading) might
    > suggest that 2:0 might not be significant, but relevant. I
    > tend to argue the other way round though, in medical
    > statistics.

Sports scores are not statistics, they are measurements (counts)
of the number of times each team scores.  There is no sampling
and vanishingly small possibility of systematic error in the


Michael A. Miller                             mmiller3 at iupui.edu
  Department of Radiology, Indiana University School of Medicine

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