From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-30 17:08:08
On 30 Jan 2007, at 20:07, Paul A Bristow wrote:
> PS and about your torture test - I don't think this should be the
> focus of the review.
> There are horses for courses, and the not-always-accurate version
> should be fine for most applications.
> (If the data are going to be as unreasonable as the torture data
> are, one could argue that they are wrong!
> and that there should have never have been used to calculate a
> simple mean etc anyway - it needs a robust mean?).
The accumulator library can easily extended by more robust estimators.