How not to lie with statistics: the correct way to summarize benchmark results

@article{Fleming1986HowNT,
  title={How not to lie with statistics: the correct way to summarize benchmark results},
  author={P. Fleming and J. J. Wallace},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1986},
  volume={29},
  pages={218-221}
}
  • P. Fleming, J. J. Wallace
  • Published 1986
  • Computer Science
  • Commun. ACM
  • Using the arithmetic mean to summarize normalized benchmark results leads to mistaken conclusions that can be avoided by using the preferred method: the geometric mean. 

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