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Re: st: Re: Memory


From   "Victor M. Zammit" <vmz@vol.net.mt>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: Memory
Date   Wed, 12 Nov 2008 18:52:14 +0100

I have tried to take the average of resulting t-tables after appending
40,000 ttests each time,but this practice never seem to converge to one
value ,not even after days of calculations .
I have also tried to work with the significant level only ,but this did not
get me anywhere,either.




----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Maarten buis" <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 6:33 PM
Subject: Re: st: Re: Memory


> --- "Victor M. Zammit" <vmz@vol.net.mt> wrote:
> > I need to t-test an infinit number of random samples of size 30 ,from
> > an infinite,normally distributed population. Each t-value is saved
> > and then appended together to form a database for t table.The problem
> > is that I get constrained by memory regardless of the size of the
> > memory in my Stata. I have Version 9 .Is there a way of  getting
> > around this constrained.?
>
> If you want to create a table using an infinite number of random
> samples you need an infinite amount of time and an infinite amount of
> memory, regardless of what program or computer you use. So that will
> never work.
>
> -- Maarten
>
>
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