https://www.statworx.com/de/blog/neues-office-in-zuerich-unlocking-the-swiss-ai-potential/Fast gleichzeitig mit unseren Kollegen in Frankfurt sind auch wir, das Schweizer STATWORX Team in Zürich, Anfang Juli in ein neues Büro umgezogen. Die neuen
Journal club of one: ”Versatile simulations of admixture and accurate local ancestry inference with mixnmatch and ancestryinfer”
https://onunicornsandgenes.blog/2020/07/19/journal-club-of-one-versatile-simulations-of-admixture-and-accurate-local-ancestry-inference-with-mixnmatch-and-ancestryinfer/Admixture is the future of every sub-field of genetics, just in case you didn’t know. Both in the wild and domestic animals, populations or even
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/07/19/sorry-there-is-no-peer-review-to-display-for-this-article-huh/ OK, this is weird. Yesterday we reported on an article with questionable statistical analysis published in the British Medical Journal. This one’s different from
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/07/18/please-socially-distance-me-from-this-regression-model/ A biostatistician writes: The BMJ just published a paper using regression discontinuity to estimate the effect of social distancing. But they have terrible models.
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/07/18/frequentism-as-model/Christian Hennig writes: Most statisticians are aware that probability models interpreted in a frequentist manner are not really true in objective reality, but only idealisations.
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/07/17/dispelling-confusion-about-mrp-multilevel-regression-and-poststratification-for-survey-analysis/ A colleague pointed me to this post from political analyst Nate Silver: At the risk of restarting the MRP [multilevel regression and poststratification] wars:
http://freerangestats.info/blog/2020/07/18/victoria-r-convolutionThere is a fast growing body of knowledge and tools to help estimate effective reproduction number of an epidemic in real time; I have a
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/07/17/the-war-on-data-now-we-play-the-price/A few years ago, Mark Palko wrote an article, The War on Data, where we wrote: The value of shared data reaches its logical extreme
Association Between Universal Curve Fitting in a Health Care Journal and Journal Acceptance Among Health Care Researchers
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/07/16/association-between-universal-curve-fitting-in-a-health-care-journal-and-journal-acceptance-among-health-care-researchers/Matt Folz points us to this recent JAMA article that features this amazing graph: Beautiful. Just beautiful. I say this ironically.
https://blog.rstudio.com/2020/07/17/rstudio-global-call-for-talks/We’re excited to announce that the call for talks for rstudio::global(2021) is now open! Since we’re rethinking the conference to make the most of the
https://blog.rstudio.com/2020/07/17/rstudio-global-2021/We’ve made the difficult decision to cancel rstudio:conf(2021) for the health and safety of our attendees and the broader community 😢. Instead, we’re excited to
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/07/16/what-can-be-our-goals-and-what-is-too-much-to-hope-for-regarding-robust-statistical-procedures/Gael Varoquaux writes: Even for science and medical applications, I am becoming weary of fine statistical modeling efforts, and believe that we should standardize on