- When does replication reveal fraud?
- The bright future of applied statistics
- Sunday data/statistics link roundup (5/12/2013, Mother's Day!)
- A Shiny web app to find out how much medical procedures cost in your state.
- Why the current over-pessimism about science is the perfect confirmation bias vehicle and we should proceed rationally
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Here are a few ideas that might make for interesting student projects at all levels (from high-school to graduate school). I’d welcome ideas/suggestions/additions to the list as well. All of these ideas depend on free or scraped data, which means … Continue reading
A few of our recent posts relate to the Duke trial saga. For those that want to learn more, Baggerly and Coombes have put together a “starter set”. It includes 1. a video of one of their talks 2. the 60 Minutes episode and clip … Continue reading
The last time I posted something about finance I got schooled by people who actually know stuff. So let me just say that I don’t claim to be an expert in this area, but I do have an interest in … Continue reading
One incredibly popular tool for the analysis of high-dimensional data is the lasso. The lasso is commonly used in cases when you have many more predictors than independent samples (the n « p) problem. It is also often used in the … Continue reading
A week ago, Nate Silver tweeted this: Since Lin became starting PG, Knicks have outscored opponents by 63 with Novak on the floor. Been outscored by 8 when he isn’t. In a previous post we showed the plot below. Note … Continue reading