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Making much of early returns – The Tigers story

May 6, 2006 by


We talk a bit in our book about drawing inferences from small samples.  The playoffs in sports are a good example of a small sample that is insufficient to answer the question “who is the best?”  Although small samples can be misleading, when the sample points in the direction you wish to go, well, you […]