Re: [R] Re-binning histogram data

From: roger koenker <rkoenker_at_uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri 09 Jun 2006 - 22:57:46 EST

On Jun 9, 2006, at 7:38 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>
> Now, if you were to suggest that the stem() function is a bizarre
> simulation of a stone-age tool on a modern computer, I might agree.
>

But as a stone-age (blackboard) tool it is unsurpassed. It is the only bright spot in the usually depressing ritual of returning exam results. Full disclosure of the distribution in a very concise encoding.

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