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Climate Change 

June 6, 2011

Of Glasshouses and the People who live in them

roop_PICT0022.JPG“On 15 May, USA Today reported that a controversial 2008 study in the journal Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (CSDA) was going to be retracted because parts of the article contain plagiarized material. … The study, Social networks of author-co-author relationships, analyzed the different styles of such networks and their implications for peer review. It grew out of work done for a report to Congress by statistician Edward Wegman of George Mason University. The so-called Wegman report said that paleoclimate studies done in 1998 and 1999 used poor statistical analyses. It also asserted that the authors may have benefited from favorable treatment by their peers who presumably reviewed the papers.” (read more here.)


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 2:58 pm

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  1. People of today should be working all way up to preventing further damage to our environment. We should all learn to participate and take part in environmental activities and events to promote green living.

    Comment by plumbing — July 30, 2011 @ 3:23 am

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