hg: lambda/lambda/jdk: ... ge

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Wed Mar 20 12:40:08 PDT 2013

On 03/20/13 15:25, Brian Goetz wrote:

> I am on the fence about sum of squares.  In most of the times I've needed to
> gather more than one summary statistic about a population, I eventually wanted
> sample variance too.  Of course, there's a slippery slope -- geometric mean,
> median, mode, t-statistics.  But I think we can make a compelling enough
> argument for stopping either right before sum(sq) or right after.

The only complaint I ever got about parallelArray version was not
computing sum-of-squares. So there's at least one vote out there for it.


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