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Subject:  Re: Curse of the infinite Date:  12/14/2012  9:29 AM
Author:  DrBob2 Number:  414740 of 439572

Can someone give a layman's description of "infinite-dimensional statistics"?

My (very limited) take: statistical tests and procedures are based, among other things, on the number of variables or 'degrees of freedom'. When one is dealing with complex situations, such as a climate model where there are millions of degrees of freedom, it becomes pertinent to use infinite-dimensional statistics.

DB2
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