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" ... the eye to be separated by equal intervals of tint. Therefore, in matching a grey that contains 8 portions of white, we are just as likely to err by selecting one that has 16 portions as one that has 4 portions. In the first case there would be an... "
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Page 364
by Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1879
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 29

Royal Society (Great Britain) - Electronic journals - 1879
...portions. In the first case there would be an error in excess, of 8 ; in the second there would be an error in deficiency, of 4. Therefore, an error...portions, the most reasonable conclusion is that it really contains 8 portions. The arithmetic mean of the estimates is -— — or 10, which is not the...
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The Logic of Chance: An Essay on the Foundations and Province of the Theory ...

John Venn - Chance - 1888 - 508 pages
...portions. In the first case there would be an error in excess, of 8 ; in the second there would be an error, in deficiency, of 4. Therefore, an error...excess or in deficiency is not equally probable." The consequences of this assumption are worked out in a remarkable paper by Dr D. McAlister, to which...
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The Logic of Chance: An Essay on the Foundations and Province of the Theory ...

John Venn - Chance - 1888 - 508 pages
...portions. In the first case there would be an error in excess, of 8 ; in the second there would be an error, in deficiency, of 4. Therefore, an error...excess or in deficiency is not equally probable." The consequences of this assumption are worked out in a remarkable paper by Dr D. McAlister, to which...
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Natural Inheritance, Volume 42; Volume 590

Francis Galton - Electronic books - 1889 - 259 pages
...case there would be an error in excess, of 8 units of absolute tint ; in the second there would be an error in deficiency, of 4. Therefore, an error...portions, the most reasonable conclusion is that it really contains 8 portions. The arithmetic mean of the two estimates ia 10, which is not the most probable...
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Natural Inheritance

Francis Galton - Heredity - 1894 - 259 pages
...8 units of absolute tint; in the second there would be an error in deficiency, of 4. Therefore, au error of the same magnitude in excess or in deficiency...portions of white and the other that it contains 16 poitions, the most reasonable conclusion is that it really contains 8 portions. The arithmetic mean...
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The American Journal of Psychology

Karl M. Dallenbach, Madison Bentley, Edwin Garrigues Boring, Margaret Floy Washburn - Psychology - 1919
...portions. In the first case there would be an error in excess, of 8 ; in the second there would be an error in deficiency, of 4. Therefore, an error...in excess or in deficiency is not equally probable. Thus Galton argues that the geometric mean is the most probable value with sensory material or data...
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