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  • No fear, Janne, it's entirely understandable. As you can see, my own reply has taken me a few days to share. I hope your statistics studies are rewarding for you.  It's funny you bring... at 15:02 on 08-09-2016 by Robinson L - link
  • @Robinson: Sorry it took me such a long time to answer! I'm just starting my new studies in mathematical statistics and am kinda swamped right now, since I really need to work on my math s... at 12:12 on 05-09-2016 by Janne Kirjasniemi - link
  • (The Bard said "brevity is the soul of wit." I leave it up to the reader to judge what kind of wit I must have.) at 20:02 on 26-08-2016 by Robinson L - link
  • Janne: Don't forget Finland! We're always happy when our modest ugrian existences are noticed in the big world
     Right, sorry. I think I knew that, but I wasn't sure...
    at 20:00 on 26-08-2016 by Robinson L - link
  • Robinson:
    (Cribbing liberally from Norse Mythology and a bit from Greek was apparently a-ok, though.)
      Don't forget Finland! We're always happy when our modest ...
    at 13:45 on 25-08-2016 by Janne Kirjasniemi - link
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