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Matt F.
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Interview question - Over the long term what fraction do I expect to spend in the left lane?

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What is the expected number of children until having the same number of girls and boys?

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An interesting observation regarding the log transformation of data

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What kind of chart is this and how to read it?

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Is there any non-gaussian distribution has skewness 0 and kurtosis 3?

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When summarizing data from a lognormal distribution, when does it make sense to report the arithmetic mean vs. geometric mean

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What is an efficient algorithm for finding the minimum of a parabola-shaped function?

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How to show that this integral of the normal distribution is finite?

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For what kind of distributions could the joint distribution be determined uniquely by marginal distribution and correlation?

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When to calculate the bias corrected geometric mean

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Order Statistics: How to calculate expected value of a function involving first and second order statistics

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Can positive values with sd > mean have skewness = 0?

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Existence of random variables whose difference of squares is normally distributed

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Normal Distribution in Bounded Domain with Zero Endpoints

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Sampling distribution of sample trimmed (truncated) mean

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What is the probability of having all wealth concentrated into one single pocket after n trades?

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Distinguishing the odd population out

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How to test statistical difference given only median and IQR?

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Estimating $f(\mathbb{E}[X])$ with a guaranteed error performance

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Probability for mean of a subpopulation

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Are there non-trivial settings where the MAD statistic has a closed-form density?

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How can I fit a distribution to a dataset while forcing it through an exact point in r?

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If I want to estimate a population median from a bunch of sample medians, should I use their mean or their median?

4 votes

Reducing Variance in Estimating the Exponential Average of Random Variables

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How to set the age range, median, and mean age

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Forming an unbiased estimator of the maximum of several parameters, given independent estimators of each parameter?

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In the case of lognormal distribution, when can the median be more efficiently estimated than the mean?

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Probability of selecting maximum in bivariate correlated order statistics?

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Distributions with simple truncated expectations

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Moments of $Y=X_1 + X_2 X_3 + X_4 X_5 X_6 +\cdots$

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