[R] reference for a fortune quote

Rajarshi Guha rxg218 at psu.edu
Thu Dec 8 15:34:54 CET 2005

Hi, there is a quote in the fortunes package:

To paraphrase provocatively, `machine learning is statistics minus any
of models and assumptions'.
   -- Brian D. Ripley (about the difference between machine learning and
      useR! 2004, Vienna (May 2004)

Was this statement made in a presentation? If so, would it be possible
to get a reference for the presentation?


Rajarshi Guha <rxg218 at psu.edu> <http://jijo.cjb.net>
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Alone, adj.: In bad company.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"

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