Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Logical thinking

Great example of statistical logic, from John D. Cook via Alex Tabarrok:


"During WWII, statistician Abraham Wald was asked to help the British decide where to add armor to their bombers. After analyzing the records, he recommended adding more armor to the places where there was no damage!"

Explanation at the above links.


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