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Expectation of 500 coin flips after 500 realizations

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When did MCMC become commonplace?

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How many times to repeat an event with known probability before it has occurred a number of times

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How to equalize the chance of throwing the highest dice? (Riddle)

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How do I determine whether two correlations are significantly different?

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Calculate accelerated bootstrap interval in R

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Unbiased estimator of $\lambda(1 - e^\lambda)$ when $x_1,\ldots,x_n$ are i.i.d Poisson($\lambda$)

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If $Y$ is independent of $X_{1}$ and $X_{2}$, does it indicate $Y$ is also independent of $X_{1}+X_{2}$?

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How to get confidence interval for the population variance?

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Is population size a parameter, or sample size a statistic?

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Unbiased, positive estimator for the square of the mean

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How do you calculate the expected value of a discrete distribution without replacement?

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Is there a colloquial way of saying "small but significant"?

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Can this distribution be sampled from efficiently? $f(x) \propto x^{\alpha-1}e^{-\beta x - \gamma/x}$

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Can IQR ever be larger than standard deviation?

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Should log-likelihood values increase when the sample size of a simulation increases?

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What is the intuitive meaning behind plugging a random variable into its own pdf or cdf?

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When is a biased estimator preferable to unbiased one?

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Universal approximation theorem for neural networks reference

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Why do we divide by the degree of freedom?

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How to calculate number of sets in Sigma Algebra

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Distributions with simple truncated expectations

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Is there a name for this phenomenon?

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How does lasso regularization select the "less important" features?

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Probability of randomly guessing 10 out of 14 football results

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is it possible to get Z-score ranging from -17 to +20

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Bootstrapped confidence intervals: different values at every computation?

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Differences between Sampler, MonteCarlo, Metropolis-Hasting method, MCMC method and Fisher formalism

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Contradictory test results

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How to sample using Gibbs with a uniform latent variable?

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