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Re: AW: st: xttrans accuracy


From   Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: AW: st: xttrans accuracy
Date   Wed, 23 Jun 2010 07:02:35 -0500

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 5:06 AM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> 2. Whether rounded fractions sum to 1 exactly not only involves machine precision issues but also provides some mathematical challenges. See for example
>
> Persi Diaconis and David Freedman
> 1979
> On Rounding Percentages
> Journal of the American Statistical Association 74: 359-364.
>
> -- and its references.

This is online at:

 http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~cgates/PERSI/papers/freedman79.pdf

Scott
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