Monday, April 1, 2013

John Tukey on the Right Question



An approximate answer to the right question is worth a great deal more than a precise answer to the wrong question.


As quoted in "Super Freakonomics " (2009) by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner. John Tukey (1915–2000) was an American mathematician best known for development of the FFT algorithm and box plot.



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