Forum: Ruby Nathaniel makes Long Tail

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Bil K. (Guest)
on 2006-05-07 15:18
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So I admit, I'm behind the curve; I just noticed that
Nathaniel's RubyConf'05 presentation made the sidebar of

  http://longtail.typepad.com/the_long_tail/
Lyle J. (Guest)
on 2006-05-07 15:36
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You know, taken out of context, people might interpret that subject
line in an unflattering way. ;)
David A. Boyd (Guest)
on 2006-05-07 17:58
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Context

A. Feldmann and W. Whitt. Fitting mixtures of exponentials to long­tail
distributions to analyze network performance models. Performance
Evaluation,

31:245--279, 1998.

Follows discovery that stock market behavior is "longtailed" not normal.
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