[Haskell-cafe] Off-topic: Mathematics and modesty

Jerzy Karczmarczuk jerzy.karczmarczuk at unicaen.fr
Tue Aug 30 20:58:08 CEST 2011

Andrew Coppin :
> I haven't yet found anywhere where I can say "when would a chi-squared 
> test be more appropriate than a KS test?" and get an informed, 
> knowledgeable answer. (Answers from people who /know/ what they're 
> talking about rather than just /think/ they know.)
With all my respect:
I think I know several mathematicians who learning that a person asking 
for help begins with trying to distinguish  between knowledgeable, and 
those who just think they are, will simply - to say it politely - refuse 
to engage.
(There might be some impolite answers as well, but you don't need the 

Jerzy Karczmarczuk

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