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2-D author lists

The order of authors on scientific papers matters a lot. The best places to be on a paper vary by field. But typically the first and the corresponding (usually last) authors are the prime real estate. When people are evaluated … Continue reading

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Interview with Amanda Cox - Graphics Editor at the New York Times

Amanda Cox  Amanda Cox received her M.S. in statistics from the University of Washington in 2005. She then moved to the New York Times, where she is a graphics editor. She, and the graphics team at the New York Times, … Continue reading

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How do I know if my figure is too complicated?

One of the key things every statistician needs to learn is how to create informative figures and graphs. Sometimes, it is easy to use off-the-shelf plots like barplots, histograms, or if one is truly desperate a pie-chart.  But sometimes the information … Continue reading

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