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 UWA week 21 (1st semester, week 12) ↓
SVG not supported 3:58pm Mon 20th May, Evan W.

Hi Can we use bc for floating point comparison? Thanks

 UWA week 20 (1st semester, week 11) ↓
SVG not supported 2:34pm Sun 19th May, Evan W.

Hi Should the output from the cleaning script include a header? Secondly, should the input for best predictor expect a header? Thanks

SVG not supported 2:25pm Tue 14th May, Evan W.

Hi Michael Will it always be the same structure to the 3 files in terms of number of columns? The outline says the columns will always be the same order but will it always be the case that Life and gdp have 7 cols and homicide has 4? Thanks

SVG not supported 1:50pm Tue 14th May, Evan W.

Hi Just want to clarify for this point. We are required to report on stderr but how should we handle them. Should we ignore these lines or attempt to process fix them by adding empty cells. Thanks

SVG not supported 2:40pm Mon 13th May, Evan W.

Hi Can we assume the 3 input files will always have the same column headers i.e. the file containing homicide rate will always look like Entity Code Year "Homicide rate per 100,000 population - Both sexes - All ages" and so on for the other files

SVG not supported 2:34pm Mon 13th May, Evan W.

Hi So should we still attempt to use files that contain lines with incorrect number of cells or report and exit? Thanks

SVG not supported 2:01pm Mon 13th May, Evan W.

Hi Just want to confirm that we can assume population and ladder scores are consistent across files. Thanks

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