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Fredd's Bell Curve

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Fredd, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. justbob

    justbob The Peacemaker Staff Member

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    If everyone is finished showing off their backsides --get back to the thread without taking jabs at the OP or anyone else.
  2. McLovin

    McLovin Well-Known Member

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    Just a caution, for those working in Math, Finance, Science, Economics, polling, stats are used everyday an it is a very common term. I would have been impressed if I could have seen kurtosis as a metphor for slope of excitement or lt letdown.

    Anyway, Im just messing. No one cares about skew, kurtosis, bimodal or anything else stat related in my out of work world
  3. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

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    Robust outlier. I like it, but feel a nerd slam coming.
  4. fortdick

    fortdick Well-Known Member

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    Bell curve is used to display statistical relationships, not to demonstrate trends.
  5. McLovin

    McLovin Well-Known Member

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    would be deserved
  6. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    Not to defend JG, but Gailey did it with remnants of the dynasty team, and Wade with the remnants of Parcells' team. Garrett is building his own team, good or bad. Or mediocre.
  7. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    Nerd Alert!! ;):D
  8. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Statistically the peak is average -- the "decline" you are talking about would correspond to getting better. That's what it means to move from left to right on that distribution
  9. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    I refer to it as Gaussian all the time. Again, likely a basic stats course topic.

    And it is a misapplication of the term. This would be like me calling something "next day shipping" because I waited until the next day to take your package to the post office.
  10. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    OP, the curve in your bell is about where it should be right now. I think the first week overinflated it, the second let a little air out of it, the third week put that air back in it, and the fourth week put it back to just about right. So this game could either could either make it dangerously high (win), or dangerously low (loss). So good luck with proper curvy bell inflation. In other words, get a tire gauge.:D:p
  11. JerryJonesMustGo

    JerryJonesMustGo Active Member

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    Oh cool. There are other nerd types here! Just coded a physics engine for fun.. LMAO
  12. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Knowing the very basics of statistics is basic knowledge -- the sort of thing required of nearly all college graduates.
  13. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    I couldn't be sorrier for using the term bell curve...I have a freakin' degree in math, so I know how it works, I was talking about the shape in reference to things sucking, then getting better, then looking like they could suck again...I just figured with all of the negativity on this board, I would get the point across that it is starting to spread to me a little...

    all of you junior mathematicians kill me, you aren't impressing anyone....

    Let's now turn this thread into whether it was an analogy of what I was trying to say without saying "aw shucks, we suck, I thought we were gonna be good, but we suck, room sucks, JJ sucks, the offense doesn't throw downfield, Mo sucks, kiffin is old....."....there, now a lot more of you can agree with the thread

    my goodness...you make people want to NOT post ...I have a pretty thick skin, but some of you can 't see the forest for the trees!
  14. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Jr. Mathematician. I have a Ph.D., Freddy.
  15. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    so what you are saying is, you went through WAY more boring years of college than me :D
  16. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    It is only boring if you don't understand the material
  17. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

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    Refunds available?
  18. PoetTree

    PoetTree Active Member

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    You are right to feel deflated. This team has problems. Big ones. We're not elite. 2-2 would not have us in first-place in almost any other year. It's only that the NFC East is so poor this season that we're not even more sobered by where our team is. Denver is going to come to town this weekend and shown us what an elite team looks like...

    Tony Romo is a problem who's able to hide behind big stats; he's a coach-killer.

    The best news is: there's more to life than football.

    We'll be good again someday...
  19. kruddy

    kruddy Duffer

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    Just let the season play out, if we finish well ok, our defensive line has be
  20. kruddy

    kruddy Duffer

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    d line has been racked with injuries.

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