[R] Normality Test on several groups

Knut M. Wittkowski kmw at mail.rockefeller.edu
Sun Feb 8 18:45:30 CET 2004

Andy and Peter: Of yours, both of you are right.

Re h2g2 (Adams DN 1979):

>"[42] quite definitely is the answer. I think the problem, to be quite 
>honest with you, is that you've never actually known what the question is. 
>[...] So once you do know what the question actually is, you'll know what 
>the answer means."

Re Sir Karl, I have to admit a typo (1+6 instead of 6-1, see 
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Answer_to_Life,_the_Universe,_and_Everything for 
related algebraic problems) and I should have quoted the original publication:

>Popper KR. Logik der Forschung. Julius Springer: Wien; 1937. English: The 
>Logic of Scientific Discovery. Basic Books: New York; 1959.

Cheers, Knut

At 12:38 2004-02-07 -0500, Andy wrote:
>Hi Knut,
>Could you please provide more information on the Popper and Adams 
>references you cite above?  While I'm fairly certain that Popper 1979 is:
>Popper, Karl. Objective knowledge: an evolutionary approach. Oxford: 
>Oxford University Press; 1979,
>Knut> that depends entirely on your ability to understand what the
>Knut> underlying question would be (see Adams D 1979)
>leads me to suspect that you intended to cite The Hitchhikker's Guide.
>Cheers, Andy
>Andy Jacobson
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At 20:54 2004-02-07 +0100, Peter wrote:

>...in which case the answer is forty-two, surely.
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