# Questions tagged [example]

The tag has no usage guidance.

19 questions
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
22 views

### Real-life examples confirming that the “ assignment of probabilities to events is the primary task of the probabilist”

I'm reading a graduate book on measure theoretic probability theory by Cinlar. In the introduction he says The actual assignment of probabilities to events is the primary task of the ...
20 views

### What scenario corresponds to choosing the “true distribution” $p$ in $\textsf{KL}(p\parallel q)$?

I understand that when you think about changing $q$ in the Kullback-Leibler divergence $\textsf{KL}(p\parallel q)$, this corresponds to trying to find the distribution that minimizes information loss ...
54 views

### What are 3 easy, real-world examples for high, medium and low correlation?

I understand what correlation means on paper (as in: given high, positive correlation, then, if A is high, B is likely to be high, too). However, the classification into "high", "medium" and "low" ...
59 views

### Example of a Markov Process with observable states?

I have a pretty good handle on Hidden Markov Models, but I can't think of any examples of a Markov process with a directly observable state. Any examples?
75 views

### Teaching (very elementary) statistical modelling

I've been asked to contribute some lectures (or parts of lectures) to a course on "Mathematical Modelling", from a statistical perspective. This is to a rather mixed group of Mathematics ...
593 views

### Numerical Example of Independent Component Analysis

Can somebody explain ICA(Independently Component Analysis) with a small practical example over here. I have seen lot of programs and libraries written and you can just apply that to your data to find ...
49 views

### where can I find advanced stats questions and answers like the example below?

I am at the beginning of an advanced stats course and I am looking to practice some questions beyond the few which are given in class. below are a few examples from our first assignment. I am looking ...
25 views

### How to use parameters to calculate a value which will be used for a statistical analysis?

I am confused on a basic statistics concept. Also, my terminology may be a bit off as well; I am a novice. I will be as simple and concise as possible. Hopefully, this scenario gets to the core of my ...
114 views

404 views

### Difference between instance-based and example-based Learning

I've read both the terms instance-based and example-based learning in some contexts, e. g. instance-based learning for label ranking and example-based for general text classification tasks. Is there ...
692 views

### Negative autocorrelation in linear regressions : examples and consequences

I am wondering if there are classical (or not so classical) examples of negative autocorrelation in a regression model. To expalin the context : I am explaining OLS limitations, heterosckedasticity ...
2k views

### Real world practical Outliers/Anomalies

I want to have some real life and practical examples for anomalies that can be expressed like a scenario. For example in a country following left-hand driving, a vehicle moving in a wrong direction ...