(via WikimediaCommons)It's a statistical Monday...:First, a bit about truth-in-advertising (Big Pharma style):http://wmbriggs.com/blog/?p=1....and as long as we're talking stats criticism (moving from pharma to psychology), here's another scathing overview via Deborah Mayo:http://tinyurl.com/ptnps4wFrom Nassim Taleb, this graphic has been getting passed around of late, a "genealogy" of the Black Swan/"fat-tails" problem (be sure to refer to the color coding key
El Error Porcentual Absoluto Medio (MAPE o Mean Absolute Percentage Error) es un indicador del desempeño del pronóstico de demanda que mide el tamaño del error (absoluto) en términos porcentuales. El hecho que se estime una magnitud del error porcentual lo hace un indicador frecuentemente utilizado por los encargados de elaborar pronósticos debido a su fácil […]
Who is in the world's wealthiest elite, and where do they live? Which are the world's best and worst board-games? Oliver Roeder, a senior writer for FiveThirtyEight, says a statistical analysis can tell us. This programme was first broadcast on the BBC World Service.
The exciting news today (besides tonight’s blizzard!) is the Greek elections. Yesterday an anti-austeristy party called Syriza won the plurality of the votes, and is on the very verge of winning a majority as well. This is huge because the leader of the party, Alexis Tsipras, has basically promised the Greek people that, if elected, he […]