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From: "Brian G. Peterson" <brian@...>
Subject: Re: SearchSecurity.com: 'Linux patch problems: Your distro may vary'
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2006 09:42:03 -0500
On Wednesday 09 August 2006 07:53, Eilverijus Kondratas wrote:
> ) I don't think that this calculation can be used for future
> planings: " what system will be better". Statisticaly we should
> apply "z" or atleast "t" statistics instead of simple average.
>
> Generaly speaking, calculations given in an article are the simplest
> ones tought in primary school. I did not find anything from
> advanced statistics according to which the rating could be applied.

So, perhaps we should request the data-set from the authors and apply some 
more (re)gressive statistics to the problem.

Regards,

  - Brian
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SearchSecurity.com: "Linux patch problems: Your distro may vary"
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Re: SearchSecurity.com: 'Linux patch problems: Your distro may vary'
-- Vincent Rivellino
Re: SearchSecurity.com: 'Linux patch problems: Your distro may vary'
-- Eilverijus Kondratas
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