[thesite] how many ratings to appear in sidebar?

Martin martin at members.evolt.org
Sat Jan 19 18:49:01 CST 2002

On Sunday, January 20, 2002, at 12:41  am, .jeff wrote:

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>> Or even to disregard outliers when calculating the mean
>> (it's a common statistical methodology)
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> i like that idea as well though that calculation will be much more 
> difficult
> to perform.

Somewhere I've got a method for working out which data items
are outliers to a normal distribution.

If calculation happened at the time of adding a new rating rather
than on display, then the effort involved would be less I think.
(does it happen that way now?)

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