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Benoit Sanchez
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What is a manifold?

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Is ridge regression useless in high dimensions ($n \ll p$)? How can OLS fail to overfit?

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Is unbiased maximum likelihood estimator always the best unbiased estimator?

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How does batch size affect convergence of SGD and why?

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Relationships between correlation and causation

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Reduce Classification Probability Threshold

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How to correctly compute mutual information (Python Example)?

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K-nearest-neighbour with continuous and binary variables

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Can log likelihood funcion be positive

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How do Bayesian Statistics handle the absence of priors?

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Negative probabilities: layman explanations

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How to understand the drawbacks of K-means

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Usefulness of convexity of linear regression when there is no closed form solution

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Conditional probability formula proof

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theoretical basis for logistic regression

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gradient versus partial derivatives

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A job interview question on flipping a coin

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Why do we assume the exponential family in the GLM context?

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how can I convert a negative log likelihood to likelihood?

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Relation between MSE and Bias-Variance

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Why are contours of a multivariate Gaussian distribution elliptical?

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How could I have discovered the normal distribution?

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Investigating differences between populations

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Why would you multiply the regression coefficient by the standard deviation of the independent variable?

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Difference between logit and probit models

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P_values and effect size

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Why is the likelihood function "not the same as the probability that those parameters are the right ones, given an observed sample"?

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Power of the chi-squared test

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Likelihood in Linear Regression

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Is there a "binding" between loss functions and models?

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