2 thoughts on “NoiseTube: mobile phone monitoring of noise pollution

  1. How to exclude “odd” findings? Basic statistics: ignore results that overshoot the average values at that spot by far.

    Only problem is that by doing so things can go wrong though: Ever since the 70’s scientists ignored the ozone layer problem as those measurements were “way above average and most likely erroneous”. It wasn’t until a guy actually noticed that the “odd” results always occurred at the very same spot (viz. the north pole) they made extra measurements confirming those odd results as actually being real and genuine, turning it into an acute problem.

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