J. B. S. Haldane on Statistical Fraud

Élan Vital 2012-03-09

Summary:

From Haldane‘s 1941 essay in Eureka #6 on “The Faking of Genetical Results“, reproduced here with appropriate corrections and hyperlinks. MY FATHER published a number of papers on blood analysis. In the proofs of one of them the following sentence, or something very like it, occurred: “Unless the blood is very thoroughly faked, it will be found that [...]

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03/09/2012, 05:32

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03/09/2012, 05:06