Re: Data Metrics

dfuess@my-dejanews.com
Thu, 23 Jul 1998 00:57:24 +0200 (MET DST)

Earl Cox Wrote:
>How could you possibly be working on a general theory that includes all kinds
>of data types and yet need references to the most common and fundamental
>methods of measuring distances in decision space?
>
>This does not compute.
>
>And if you don't know where to get books on statistics, computing, or how to
>use the 'Net to find these topics (AltaVista, as an example), I would abandon
>any attempts at developing a "general theory" until you've brought yourself up
>to speed on history, tools, and approaches.
>
>Just a thought.
>Earl

Now Earl, you're starting to sound like a professor. Don't you know today's
kids start at the top and work down. Expecting them to know the basics and
develop experience puts them under too much stress.

:) Dave

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