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Estimating WTA (or WTP) from a logit model

I am a beginner at writing and estimating models and will appreciate the community's help. I have some data on whether individuals accepted or rejected some tasks that they were assigned. Here's a ...
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Horizontal vs Vertical optimal transport of probability distributions

Optimal transport has a primal and dual form. My question is: Is the primal formulation of OT intended for horizontal movement of probability mass, whereas the dual formulation is more geared towards ...
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Getting trip information from AVL data

I got a problem which needed to solved using Machine learning. The problem title is "how to generate trip information based on AVL". The dataset generated from AVL device is collected by ...
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statistics of airline crashes

Ive been going back and forth with a friend of mine on the issue of airline crash statistics. The concept of "independent variables" seems to be the biggest disagreement between us, so I was hoping to ...
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Are your chances of dying in a plane crash reduced if you fly direct?

I recently had a disagreement with a friend about minimizing the chance of dying in a plane due to a crash. This is a rudimentary statistics question. He stated that he prefers to fly direct to a ...
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Help in setting up and solving a transportation / traffic problem [closed]

Traffic light synchronization nowadays is not a tedious project, Image: For a personal research project I'm trying to build a statistical model to solve such problems in two and higher dimensions. ...
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Extrapolating the amount of data missing from the amount of data partially missing

Suppose I have a fleet of two-car trains riding around, and that each car is equipped with a data recording device. Unfortunately, some of the recording devices aren't working. I don't know either the ...
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Sample problems on logit modeling and Bayesian methods

I'm looking for worked out solutions using Bayesian and/or logit analysis similar to a workbook or an annal. The worked out problems could be of any field; however, I'm interested in urban planning /...
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