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"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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st: RE: RE: RE: A simple but really hard question |

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Wed, 30 Oct 2002 21:53:30 -0000 |

Li, Wenjun > > Thanks, everyone. A friend has suggested to use "double-octiles" for > quantiles based on division into 16 groups of equal > frequency. How do you > think about this? "Sedeciles", as suggested by Nick Cox > [and Nick Winter], is a possible name too. "Double-octiles" is a mix of English out of French out of Latin and straight Latin. These linguistic mongrels are a bad idea. (Like "television"...) I still vote against a new term, as you are asking. Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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