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LUSTED: I don't know. We only explored this with Tulane, with Dr. Sweeney, and I believe with him that it looks like our two centers can work this out very well for, let's say, hematology, and I mean this quite broadly, hematology. What we do like to do is look at blood profiles of the various species and maybe, if we can, agree on how to collect the data and even pool our information. RETRIEVING AND PROCESSING MEDICAL MEASUREMENT DATA ROBERT G. HOFFMANN,* M. E. W A I D , | ELEANOR TODAROJ and ROBERT ALSTON§ INTRODUCTION AN important problem, especially from the practicing physician's point of view, is that of establishing and keeping track of the "clinically normal" range.

The actual index that we use is the rate of convergence of the mean of the average lagged product of this variable, summed over the aforementioned range in τ. Its convergence toward zero is our indication of stationarity. COMPUTER-ORIENTED STUDY OF HUMAN METABOLISM 31 This index has been tested on past data and has shown us its effectiveness in determination of experiment length. This data and other factors, such as the data window artifact, has set our lower bound of experimental length at 14-16 days.

An account was arranged at the Computer Facility of the National Bureau of Standards, which has given us considerable help and prompt data-processing service. Also, programs have been written in a macro-language, called OMNITAB, developed at the Bureau of Standards, which facilitates generating programs. OMNITAB is a general-purpose machine language which permits a scientist to describe a calculation in the same way he would tell a technician how to do the work with columns of data, tabular paper, and a desk calculator.

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