# Tagged Questions

"References" is our generic tag for questions seeking information about books, papers, presentations, videos of lectures, on-line tutorials, etc., regarding any subject matter that is on-topic for Cross Validated.

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### Gamma distribution and applications

I'm looking for references to read about gamma distribution and applications in industry or in quality control. I had a look at statistical methods for reliability data (Meeker and Escobar). It has ...
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### Questionnaire Analysis Resources

Looking for resources (online resource, book, etc) that details how to analyze questionnaire data. I would like the resource to specifically deal with multiple choice questions, differences in sample ...
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### Cheap, available in used market AP Statistics textbook [on hold]

I am teaching an Advanced Placement (AP) Statistics class and the high school currently has no textbooks for it. What is a cheap, available-in-the-used-market Statistics textbook that people actually ...
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### Detailed reference to facilitate manual implementation of ARIMAX

ARIMAX is implemented in SAS and R (function arimax in "TSA" package). I want to implement ARIMAX in an open source library in Scala and Python. Is there any ...
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### Estimating the Parameters of Multivariate Gaussian from Conditioned Distributions

My goal is estimating the distribution parameters of a multivariate Gaussian $\mathcal{N}(\mu,\Sigma)$ in $\mathbb{R}^n$ from observations that were generated from different conditioned variants of ...
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### Entropy of independent draws of balls from a bin

Problem Setting Consider a bin containing $B$ balls, each ball is red or blue with equal probability ($0.5$). Let $R$ denote the number of red balls. It is easy to see that $R \sim Binomial(B,0.5)$ ...
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### Statistical tables in old books purposefully wrong?

I remember having read a while ago that in old (pre-computer days) books, the last digits of the theoretical quantiles shown in the appendices were inaccurate in order to discourage plagiarism (the ...
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### Regularized linear model: adding special constraints to the coefficient

I understand we can add $L_1$ or $L_2$ regularization to linear regression (Lasso and Ridge regression). In addition, it is possible to restrict the coefficient to be integers (see this post). ...
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### Validating regression - common and best practice

Is there a reference setting out a best practice way to validate a regression (such as Lasso, but in general any automated regression), and what is done in practice? My motivation for the question is ...
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### Factor Analysis with low sample size

Does anyone know of references to support conducting EFA with a low sample size?