Re: [R] reference for a fortune quote

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Fri 09 Dec 2005 - 01:51:58 EST

Rajarshi Guha <rxg218@psu.edu> writes:

> Hi, there is a quote in the fortunes package:
>
> To paraphrase provocatively, `machine learning is statistics minus any
> checking
> of models and assumptions'.
> -- Brian D. Ripley (about the difference between machine learning and
> statistics)
> useR! 2004, Vienna (May 2004)
>
>
> Was this statement made in a presentation? If so, would it be possible
> to get a reference for the presentation?

Was it really that hard to mine out for yourself?

http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/Conferences/useR-2004/Keynotes/Ripley.pdf

(slide 7 to be precise) and

http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/Conferences/useR-2004/

for the conference itself.  

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