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by Gregory B. Baecher, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Probabilistic Characterization of Soil Properties: Bridge Between Theory and Practice

Abstract: This short paper presents a practical approach to data analysis, with the intent of suggesting that simple statistical methods - when tailored to geotechnical problems - do in fact provide benefits. The first section following outlines a simple approach to analyzing site characterization data. Then to be specific, three examples are used to illustrate the ease of applying improved data analysis techniques.

Subject Headings: Data analysis | Site investigation | Computer analysis | Geology | Soil analysis | Computer software | Algorithms |

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