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Coarse PM and measurement error paper

Howard Chang, a former PhD student of mine now at Emory, just published a paper on a measurement error model for estimating the health effects of coarse particulate matter (PM). This is a cool paper that deals with the problem … Continue reading

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Archetypal Athletes

Here is a cool paper on the ArXiv about archetypal athletes. The basic idea is to look at a large number of variables for each player and identify multivariate outliers or extremes. These outliers are the archetypes talked about in … Continue reading

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When overconfidence is good

A paper came out in the latest issue of Nature called the “Evolution of Confidence”. The authors describe a simple model where two participants are competing for a resource. They can either both claim the resource, only one can claim … Continue reading

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