Re: [R] shapiro wilk normality test

From: Ted Harding <>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2008 15:55:38 +0100 (BST)

On 13-Jul-08 13:29:13, Frank E Harrell Jr wrote:
> [...]
> A large P-value means nothing more than needing more data. No
> conclusion is possible. Please read the classic paper Absence of
> Evidence is not Evidence for Absence.

Is that ironic, Frank, or is there really a "classic paper" with that title? If so, I'd be pleased to have a reference to it!


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Date: 13-Jul-08                                       Time: 15:55:35
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