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R.A. Fisher is the most influential scientist ever

You can now see profiles of famous scientists on Google Scholar citations. Here are links to a few of them (via Ben L.). Von Neumann, Einstein, Newton, Feynman But their impact on science pales in comparison (with the possible exception … Continue reading

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P-values and hypothesis testing get a bad rap - but we sometimes find them useful.

This post written by Jeff Leek and Rafa Irizarry. The p-value is the most widely-known statistic. P-values are reported in a large majority of scientific publications that measure and report data. R.A. Fisher is widely credited with inventing the p-value. … Continue reading

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