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Interview with Drew Conway – Author of “ Machine Learning for He is also the co-author of Machine Learning for Hackers , a book of case studies
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What is the Best Way to Analyze Data ? | Simply StatisticsOne topic I've been thinking about recently is extent to which data analysis is an
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Computer scientists discover statistics and find it useful | Simply This article in the New York Times today describes some of the advances that
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Why do we still teach a semester of trigonometry ? How about Arthur Benjamini says we should teach statistics before calculus. He points out
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Interview with Nick Chamandy, statistician at Google | Simply StatisticsAs with many statisticians, my day to day job is a mixture of ... What is your
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Announcing Statistics with Interactive R Learning Software He is working with us to develop software for interactive learning of R and
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FOS Unconference | Simply StatisticsThe conference occurred on October 30th, 2013. You can watch the video of the
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Statistics project ideas for students (part 2) | Simply StatisticsIn honor of the first Simply Statistics Coursera offering, Computing for Data
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I give up, I am embracing pie charts | Simply StatisticsMost statisticians know that pie charts are a terrible way to plot percentages. You
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Is most science false ? The titans weigh in. | Simply StatisticsSome of you may recall that a few months ago my colleague and I posted a paper
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Interview with Amanda Cox – Graphics Editor at the New York Times Amanda Cox received her M.S. in statistics from the University of Washington in
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The ROC curves of science | Simply StatisticsROC curves plot true positive rates (TPR) versus false positive rates (FPR) for a
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Writing good software can have more impact than publishing in high Every once in a while we see computational papers published in science
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Blog posts that impact real science – software review and GTEX There was a flurry of activity on social media yesterday surrounding a blog post
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P-values and hypothesis testing get a bad rap – but we sometimes This post written by Jeff Leek and Rafa Irizarry. The p-value is the most widely-
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Graham & Dodd's Security Analysis: Moneyball for…Money | Simply One book I picked up a little while ago was Security Analysis by Benjamin
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Big data: Giving people what they want | Simply StatisticsNetflix is using data to create original content for its subscribers, the first ... “A
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The key word in “Data Science” is not Data, it is ... - Simply StatisticsOne of my colleagues was just at a conference where they saw a presentation
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Netflix is using data to create original content for its subscribers, the first example
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Why big data is in trouble : they forgot about applied statistics The prime example in the press is Google Flu trends. Google Flu trends was
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Introducing the healthvis R package – one line D3 graphics with R The basic idea is that I have loved D3 interactive graphics for a while. ... Even
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In the era of data what is a fact ? | Simply StatisticsHe goes on to give a couple of examples of qualitative facts that reporters have
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Interview w / Mario Marazzi, Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics Director [Desplace hacia abajo para traducción al español]. In my opinion, the importance
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Do we really need applied statistics journals? | Simply StatisticsAll statisticians in academia are constantly confronted with the question of where
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k - means clustering in a GIF | Simply StatisticsK - means is great for many applications. It executes rapidly and - in my
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Applied Statisticians: people want to learn what we do . Let's teach A non-comprehensive list of awesome female data people on Twitter. Applied
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An R function to analyze your Google Scholar ... - Simply StatisticsGoogle scholar has now made Google Scholar Citations profiles available to
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What I do when I get a new data set as told through tweets | Simply What I do when I get a new data set as told through tweets ... @hmason this will
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Introducing people to R: 14 years and counting | Simply StatisticsAs it turns out, S - PLUS was basically abandoned by academics and its ... a
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Visualizing Yahoo Email | Simply StatisticsHere is a cool page where yahoo shows you the email it is processing in real
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Just a thought on peer reviewing – I can't help myself . | Simply Today I was thinking about reviewing, probably because I was handling a couple
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R | Simply StatisticsHappy π day everybody! I wanted to write some simple code (included below) to
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Data supports claim that if Kobe stops ball ... - Simply StatisticsSunday data/ statistics link roundup (1/27/2013) .... I have seen the Kobe Bryant
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