Just me. (lara7) wrote,
Just me.
lara7

Speaking of book reviews:

A Million Random Digits With 100,000 Normal Deviates by Rand Corporation

Back before computers could easily generate them, a statistician might want a 600 page book with pages of random numbers, arranged in no order. (use the amazon "look inside this book" feature to see an example). Why this book was reprinted (the original is copyright 1955) in 2002 is curious, but the customer book reviews made me smile. Go see before amazon pulls them.
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