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More PM stats analysis on new levelsby xdg (Monsignor)
|on Dec 03, 2005 at 19:39 UTC||Need Help??|
In order to avoid skewing the results, I manually corrected for three outlier "monks":
The table below shows of these some corrected stats, including distributions of posts and total XP for each level. (Yes, that's right, Archbishop Merlyn accounts for 1% of the total posts and XP for all of Perlmonks.) There's also an interesting pattern of average XP per post across the levels, with the peak coming in the middle-levels.
Perlmonks Statistical Analysis -- 2005-12-03
I've produced a couple graphics that illustrate some of the relationships.
I draw no conclusions from any of this -- I just like playing with statistics. Among other things, stats like "XP/Post" blend the XP from both writeups and voting, so I admit that referring to that as a "quality" metric is a bit of a misnomer.
Update: As Limbic~Region points out and I mention above, this is not based on per-post statistics. XP/Post is just the ratio of total XP to total number of writeups.
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