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What is the difference between "likelihood" and "probability"?
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How would you explain Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) to a layperson?
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On the importance of the i.i.d. assumption in statistical learning
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Skills hard to find in machine learners?
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What is the difference between Metropolis-Hastings, Gibbs, Importance, and Rejection sampling?
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Regression coefficients that flip sign after including other predictors
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Variance of a bounded random variable
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Recommendations for non-technical yet deep articles in statistics
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What's the purpose of autocorrelation?
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Why do we care more about test error than expected test error in Machine Learning?
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Mathematically modeling neural networks as graphical models
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What are some good references for the Metropolis-Hastings algorithm?
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How do you know that your classifier is suffering from class imbalance?
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Connection between Fisher information and variance of score function
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Exchangeability and IID random variables
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What is the most powerful result about the maximum of i.i.d. Gaussians? The most used in practice?
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Why is there a E in the name EM algorithm?
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How prior distribution over neural networks parameters is implemented in practice?
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Can a (possibly infinite) mixture of Gaussians be Gaussian?
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Question about Casella and Berger's proof of MLE invariance
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What is the sample space in a statistical model?
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Asymptotic Normality and Consistency
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n observations from a random variable VS. 1 observation from n i.i.d random variables
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Purpose of expectation of loglikelihood
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Find Bayes Estimator when Kernel of posterior is not clear
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Meaning of Invariance of Maximum Likelihood Estimator
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Mean acceptance rate for Metropolis-Hastings algorithm
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Hoeffding type concentration result for the inverse of a sum of iid random variables
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Rao-Blackwellization in Black Box VI
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CDF of Dirichlet Distribution