Re: beware of TENDEX
- Knowing about Heeren's protectiveness of Tendex (TM), I have
generally used the term "linear weights" for Tendex(TM)-like
systems. This is because baseball has a similar technique for adding
good stuff and subtracting bad that is called linear weights. That
baseball system is supposed to be an estimate where individual values
sum to the team total of runs -- not just a value measure, as Tendex
(TM) is. What weights are put on the different factors are up to the
In general, trademarked names means little unless you're making money
by using it, which maybe Bob was coming close to doing with his db.
DaveH was invited to join this group, but I never heard from him.
Maybe I had a wrong email address, too.