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Cam.Davidson.Pilon
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PCA objective function: what is the connection between maximizing variance and minimizing error?

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Are the digits of $\pi$ statistically random?

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Generate points efficiently between unit circle and unit square

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Sparsity by discarding least squares' coefficient

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Intuitive reason why the Fisher Information of Binomial is inversely proportional to $p(1-p)$

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Why is this distribution uniform?

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Percentile Loss Functions

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Fast approximation to inverse Beta CDF

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How to visualize Bayesian goodness of fit for logistic regression

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Non-intuitive answer from a Poisson regression

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Do there exist adaptive step size methods for Newton-Raphson optimization?

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Confidence intervals of fitted Weibull survival function?

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Distributed Datasets and MLE

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How to use data analysis output (e.g. clustering) in predictive regression?

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Inference with only left-censored data

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Should MLE estimation always be using penalizers?

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Is there an equivalent measure of explanatory power in Support Vector Regression (SVR) like in Least Squares?

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660 views

Survival regression and prediction using median

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Explanation of *The Trial of the Pyx* from this article

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Causal estimates have high correlation with naive estimates - what may this imply?

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Seemingly simple urn stochastic process

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Why does a model perform worse after reintroducing observations with missing data imputed?

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Given two biased samplers, create a less biased sampler

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Regressing on only the positive part of a vector