... 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 364by Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1879Full view - About this book
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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