[Corpora-List] Bad data and its consequences

Angus B. Grieve-Smith grvsmth
Wed Jan 30 20:11:24 CET 2013


On 01/30/2013 06:09 AM, Krishnamurthy, Ramesh wrote:
> I agree that the quality of the primary data is important,
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> but isn't the problem raised in the linked discussion
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> the assumptions that were made about the primary data,
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> i.e. the sample-population relationship,
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> which led to misleading conclusions?

Oh, absolutely. Often the data itself is fine, it just doesn't represent what the researchers claim it represents.

-- Angus B. Grieve-Smith grvsmth at panix.com



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