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Thought of the Day: “When conducting research, often a week’s worth of work is ultimately used in only a single sentence or less”

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When conducting research, often a week’s worth of work is ultimately used in only a single sentence or less. – Jacob J. Walker

As I shared recently, I completed my initial proposal for my doctoral research, and I realized that through this process of learning a lot more about “best fit”, linear regression, non-linear regression, etc. that often things that took me a long time to understand, would then quickly get summed up in a single sentence, with a citation to the earlier research.  But without that work, I would not have understood the concept well enough to summarize it properly in that sentence.

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December 7th, 2014 at 11:54 am