21.065 how to use Chi-square correctly

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 06:30:21 +0100

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 21, No. 65.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 06:26:17 +0100
         From: Maurizio Lana <m.lana_at_lett.unipmn.it>
         Subject: Re: 21.059 how to use Chi-square correctly

At 09.35 30/05/2007, Norman Gray (Humanist Discussion Group) wrote:
>I don't believe anything has changed in the way that chi-squared is
>defined or used. Nor has much changed (unfortunately) in the way and
>extent that it is abused. [...]

Am I the only one interested to know more=20
(possibly with examples) about how the chi-square test is abused?
If you Norman could take us by hand and write=20
down a small description about how the test is=20
used correctly and how to avoid the abuse...
With thanks in advance

Maurizio Lana - ricercatore
Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici - Universit=E0 del Piemonte Orientale a=
via Manzoni 8, I-13100 Vercelli
+39 347 7370925 =20
Received on Thu May 31 2007 - 03:29:05 EDT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Thu May 31 2007 - 03:29:06 EDT