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RE: st: Select minimum AIC from a matrix [


From   "Scott Merryman" <smerryman@kc.rr.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Select minimum AIC from a matrix [
Date   Thu, 10 Aug 2006 07:54:41 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
> Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 4:51 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: RE: st: Select minimum AIC from a matrix
> 
> Comments on two side issues:
> 
> 1. Yes, it's very pedantic, but clearly the
> "C" in AIC stands for "criterion". Output
> should thus be labelled in terms of "AI
> criterion" or "AIC". No doubt you can find plenty
> of uses of "AIC criterion", but that doesn't make
> them good labelling. Note also that "criteria" is
> the plural of "criterion" and not a singular
> or an alternative spelling.
 
D'oh!

Eventually, I will learn.

Thanks,
Scott



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