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Aldous, D and Phan, T (2010)

When Can One Test an Explanation? Compare and Contrast Benford's Law and the Fuzzy CLT

The American Statistician 64(3), pp. 221227.

ISSN/ISBN: 0003-1305 DOI: 10.1198/tast.2010.09098



Abstract: Testing a proposed explanation of a statistical phenomenon is conceptually difficult. This class segment is intended to spotlight the issues. This article has supplementary material online.


Bibtex:
@article {MR2757166, AUTHOR = {Aldous, David and Phan, Tung}, TITLE = {When can one test an explanation? {C}ompare and contrast {B}enford's law and the fuzzy {CLT}}, JOURNAL = {Amer. Statist.}, FJOURNAL = {The American Statistician}, VOLUME = {64}, YEAR = {2010}, NUMBER = {3}, PAGES = {221--227}, ISSN = {0003-1305}, CODEN = {ASTAAJ}, MRCLASS = {Database Expansion Item}, MRNUMBER = {2757166}, DOI = {10.1198/tast.2010.09098}, URL = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1198/tast.2010.09098}, }


Reference Type: Journal Article

Subject Area(s): Statistics