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Isn't it problematic to look at the data to decide to use a parametric vs. non-parametric test?

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6 answers
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Equivalence of first/second choice with naive probability - I don't buy it

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3 answers
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What does it mean for observations to be uncorrelated and have constant variance?

8 votes
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Correlation for Small Dataset?

7 votes
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Derivative of the Score Function in Fisher Information

9 votes
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Variable is significant in multiple linear regression but not in t-test of the subgroups

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How can I explain the difference in accuracies in different ML models?

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Comparing hazard ratios within the same model

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Who are some famous statisticians from the 20th or 21th century, who didn't have a formal training in statistics? [closed]

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Examples of distributions with easily solvable quantile functions but hard to solve CDFs

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Citations explaining the problems with two-stage statistical testing

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Is prescreening not detrimental for paid surveys?

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confidence intervals for proportions containing a theoretically impossible value (zero)

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Can a non-symmetrical distribution have the same areas under the PDF in the two sides around the mean?

6 votes
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Examples of distribution for which first-order condition is not enough for MLE

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Standard negative binomial regression when counts are mainly zeros?

4 votes
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How can a hazard function be negative?

4 votes
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Judging a model through the TP, TN, FP, and FN values

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Welch t-test p-values are poorly calibrated for $N=2$ samples

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Is $F_X(t) > F_Y(t)$ a sufficient and necessary condition of $\mathbb{P}(X < Y) > 0.5$

2 votes
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633 views

Confusion about the probability of a continuous random variable at a given point

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Sandwich variance estimator or bootstrap-based variance for stabilized inverse probability weighting (IPW)

3 votes
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509 views

Efficient proof of Bessel's correction

4 votes
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344 views

confidence interval and rejection

8 votes
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640 views

How should I analyse TV episode popularity while accounting for time?

7 votes
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155 views

What is meant by the probability of a sample having a value of $x$ is $ng(x)$?

6 votes
1 answer
418 views

Related low p-values that do not meet statistically significant thresholds

6 votes
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389 views

I think standard deviation of y is related to size of x. How do I create a model for this / test this?

5 votes
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286 views

What is the Gold Standard for Evaluating the Posterior of a Bayesian Regression Model?

8 votes
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Is there a name for the likelihood of the most likely outcome?

7 votes
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286 views

How much dispersion is too much for quasipoisson regression?

6 votes
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Vintage of this lower bound on skewness for positive data with given mean and sd?

4 votes
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298 views

What is the median of the minimum or maximum of multiple samples?

4 votes
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How to fit a Bayesian model to a mixture of Beta and One-Zero inflated data?

5 votes
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188 views

ANOVA with unreliable measure

3 votes
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204 views

sample size in chi-squared test

3 votes
1 answer
248 views

A model suffering from omitted variable bias can be said to be unidentified?

3 votes
1 answer
381 views

What is the mean of random effects?

6 votes
1 answer
205 views

In a sum of high-variance lognormals, what fraction comes from the first term?

5 votes
1 answer
333 views

What is the best epoch to evaluate the test images?

4 votes
2 answers
156 views

Are there alternative statistics to a p-value in NHST?

3 votes
1 answer
228 views

Estimating mean and SD given the median and IQR values

5 votes
1 answer
281 views

Is it statistically appropriate to aggregate indexes?

7 votes
1 answer
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Interpreting interaction term

4 votes
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Using Bootstrapped Residuals to Estimate Time Series Prediction Intervals

4 votes
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148 views

Concentration bounds for a mixture of a fixed value and a uniform distribution

5 votes
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222 views

Why do we care if the likelihood function is tractable?

5 votes
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134 views

Non-parametric one-sample mean test for a bounded variable (based on Chebyshev's inequality?)


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