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Sunday Data/Statistics Link Roundup (9/9/12)

Not necessarily statistics related, but pretty appropriate now that the school year is starting. Here is a little introduction to “how to google” (via Andrew J.). Being able to “just google it” and find answers for oneself without having to resort … Continue reading

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Top-down versus bottom-up science: data analysis edition

In our most recent video, Steven Salzberg discusses the ENCODE project. Some of the advantages and disadvantages of top-down science are described.  Here, top-down refers to big coordinated projects like the Human Genome Project (HGP). In contrast, the approach of funding … Continue reading

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