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(Permalink) Posted: Aug. 23 2009,14:11   

Quote (Bob O'H @ Aug. 23 2009,12:00)
Dave Wisker, *ahem*
 
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The authors found the overall probability of this kind of association for the eight AA’s being due to chance was 5.4 X 10-11

We leap on Dembski for making the same error, so I don't see why I should leave you out of the fun.

That probability is the probability of getting a value of the statistic that extreme if the data were random.  Your mistake is known as the prosecutor's fallacy.

:::scuffs feet:::  shucks

oops.

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