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EdM
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Is it true that the percentile bootstrap should never be used?

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Why is the logistic distribution called "logistic"?

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How much lung cancer is really caused by smoking?

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Is it possible to interpret the bootstrap from a Bayesian perspective?

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In Regression Analysis, why do we call independent variables "independent"?

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predict() Function for lmer Mixed Effects Models

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The order of variables in ANOVA matters, doesn't it?

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Fitting known equation to data

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Ridge\Lasso -- Standardization of dummy indicators

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Ridge regression in R with p values and goodness of fit

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Are all models useless? Is any exact model possible -- or useful?

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Calculating F-Score, which is the "positive" class, the majority or minority class?

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When we plot data and then use nonlinear transformations in a regression model are we data-snooping?

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Why lasso for feature selection?

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Why do p-values change in significance when changing the order of covariates in the aov model?

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LASSO with interaction terms - is it okay if main effects are shrunk to zero?

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Calculating p values for data that is less than 1

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For linear classifiers, do larger coefficients imply more important features?

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How much missing data is too much? Multiple Imputation (MICE) & R

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Why is it OK to model demographics as random effects in bayesian multilevel models?

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I've already used my entire dataset in a regression, should I not use that as a prediction model?

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What are the worst (commonly adopted) ideas/principles in statistics?

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How to obtain Confidence Intervals for a LASSO regression?

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How to handle NA values in shrinkage (Lasso) method using glmnet

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Bootstrap methodology. Why resample "with replacement" instead of random subsampling?

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log mean vs mean log in statistics

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(Sudden deafness ended?) How can I better communicate -and did I find- a major (conclusion-flipping) statistical error in a recently published paper?

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Family-wise error boundary: Does re-using data sets on different studies of independent questions lead to multiple testing problems?

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Combining principal component regression and stepwise regression

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How to cross validate stepwise logistic regression?

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