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Tal Galili
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246 votes
20 answers
278k views

Intuitive explanation for dividing by $n-1$ when calculating standard deviation?

103 votes
6 answers
98k views

Kendall Tau or Spearman's rho?

69 votes
9 answers
23k views

How to visualize what ANOVA does?

68 votes
8 answers
8k views

What is a good, convincing example in which p-values are useful?

62 votes
4 answers
39k views

Box-Cox like transformation for independent variables?

59 votes
6 answers
19k views

Alternatives to logistic regression in R

52 votes
3 answers
72k views

What is Deviance? (specifically in CART/rpart)

47 votes
3 answers
34k views

Why is RSS distributed chi square times n-p?

44 votes
9 answers
39k views

Tiny (real) datasets for giving examples in class?

44 votes
6 answers
62k views

How to quasi match two vectors of strings (in R)?

42 votes
3 answers
36k views

Interpreting residual diagnostic plots for glm models?

37 votes
5 answers
4k views

What is a good use of the 'comment' function in R?

34 votes
10 answers
6k views

How to teach students who fear statistics?

34 votes
2 answers
19k views

Comparing smoothing splines vs loess for smoothing?

34 votes
2 answers
7k views

"Kernel density estimation" is a convolution of what?

30 votes
5 answers
69k views

How to measure/rank "variable importance" when using CART? (specifically using {rpart} from R)

29 votes
1 answer
4k views

What diagnostic plots exists for quantile regression?

28 votes
2 answers
4k views

Why does the continuity correction (say, the normal approximation to the binomial distribution) work?

28 votes
6 answers
3k views

Statistics/Probability Videos for Beginners

27 votes
3 answers
23k views

Regression modelling with unequal variance

26 votes
2 answers
37k views

When to use the Wilcoxon rank-sum test instead of the unpaired t-test?

25 votes
5 answers
13k views

Alternatives to classification trees, with better predictive (e.g: CV) performance?

24 votes
2 answers
75k views

What is the NULL hypothesis for interaction in a two-way ANOVA?

23 votes
3 answers
11k views

Obtaining a formula for prediction limits in a linear model (i.e.: prediction intervals)

22 votes
5 answers
1k views

Sources for learning (not just running) statistics/math through R

21 votes
7 answers
19k views

How will studying "stochastic processes" help me as a statistician?

20 votes
4 answers
11k views

Can you say that statistics and probability is like induction and deduction?

19 votes
3 answers
18k views

A non-parametric repeated-measures multi-way Anova in R?

19 votes
3 answers
4k views

What is the role of MDS in modern statistics?

19 votes
2 answers
17k views

What is the VC dimension of a decision tree?

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