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How to teach sensible elementary statistics to lower-division undergraduates?

Kevin Carlson writes: Though my graduate education is in mathematics, I teach elementary statistics to lower-division undergraduates. The

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Hey, Stan power users! PlayStation is Hiring.

Imad writes: The Customer Lifecycle Management team at PlayStation is looking to hire a Senior Data Modeler (i.e.

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Testar Syntax Highlighter

$n=\underbrace{1+1+\cdots+1}_{\text{n times}}.$ Test för R Test för Python

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Curve fitting and the Gaussian distribution

Judea Pearl said that much of machine learning is just curve fitting1 — but it is quite impressive

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Two perspectives on regularization

Regularization is the process of adding information to an estimation problem so as to avoid extreme estimates. Put

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Variable selection using Gibbs sampling

“Which variables are important?” is a key question in science and statistics. In this blog post, I focus

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Two properties of the Gaussian distribution

In a previous blog post, we looked at the history of least squares, how Gauss justified it using

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Bayesian modeling using Stan: A case study

Practice makes better. And faster. But what exactly is the relation between practice and reaction time? In this

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The Fibonacci sequence and linear algebra

Leonardo Bonacci, better known as Fibonacci, has influenced our lives profoundly. At the beginning of the $13^{th}$ century,

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Spurious correlations and random walks

The number of storks and the number of human babies delivered are positively correlated (Matthews, 2000). This is

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Love affairs and linear differential equations

Differential equations are a powerful tool for modeling how systems change over time, but they can be a

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Harry Potter and the Power of Bayesian Constrained Inference

If you are reading this, you are probably a Ravenclaw. Or a Hufflepuff. Certainly not a Slytherin …

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A brief primer on Variational Inference

Bayesian inference using Markov chain Monte Carlo methods can be notoriously slow. In this blog post, we reframe

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Sublime Architecture Framework, sharing materials

#item_author] Those days, I got many requests to share some contents from my Sublime Architecture Framework. Here are

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R package submission REX

#item_author] Read More I submitted my first R packages a few weeks ago, and I believe it’s worth

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Sublime Architecture Framework, about reusable items

#item_author] One frequently asked question, and very often left open is “What should I reuse?” and its corollary

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Traversée de Paris 2019

#item_author] Read More Ai eu la chance de pouvoir participer à la traversée de Paris 2019, qui s’est

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The most annoying warning for CRAN submission

#item_author] Read More When submitting one R package to CRAN, you must ensure that no errors, no warnings

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n-gons

#item_author] Read More Problem statement My interest is about polygons where the number of vertices is a prime

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Offensive Programming in action (part III)

#item_author] Read More This is the third post on offensive programming, dedicated to using offensive programming (OP). You

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Easy introduction to Offensive Programming

#item_author] Read More Many of us are using R in a way or another and we all have

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Discover Offensive Programming

#item_author] Read More Package wyz.code.offensiveProgramming version 1.1.12 is available on CRAN. If you are interested in reducing time

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Are statistical nitpickers (e.g., Kaiser Fung and me) getting the way of progress or even serving the forces of evil?

As Ira Glass says, today we have a theme and some variations on this theme. Statistical nitpickers: Do

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