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A Million Random Digits

Evgeny.Makarov

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MHB Math Scholar
Jan 30, 2012
2,493
Have you read a book called "A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates"? Once you’ve read it from start to finish, you can go back and read it in a different order, and it will make just as much sense as your original read!

This is just one of the reviews for the book on amazon.com. Here are some of the others.

While the printed version is good, I would have expected the publisher to have an audiobook version as well. A perfect companion for one's Ipod.
For a supposedly serious reference work the omission of an index is a major impediment. I hope this will be corrected in the next edition.
To whom do I write to report typographical errors? I noticed that the first "7" on the third line page 48 should be a "3".
In fact, I went through the first two pages of reviews, and all but a couple of them were of this sort. Really funny!
 

Deveno

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MHB Math Scholar
Feb 15, 2012
1,967
I'm afraid this is just more publisher hype. Whosoever in their right mind considers deviates normal?
 

Evgeny.Makarov

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MHB Math Scholar
Jan 30, 2012
2,493
A comment on page 3 agrees with you: 'And those trying to uphold the standards of morality are sure to be shocked, SHOCKED at the 100,000 Deviates the book is claiming are "Normal"'.