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Tim
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Bayes regression: how is it done in comparison to standard regression?

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What exactly is the alpha in the Dirichlet distribution?

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When should linear regression be called "machine learning"?

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Help me understand the quantile (inverse CDF) function

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Can you explain Parzen window (kernel) density estimation in layman's terms?

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Why study convex optimization for theoretical machine learning?

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How to interpret error measures?

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Is there a plateau-shaped distribution?

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How to decide which glm family to use?

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Choosing between uninformative beta priors

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Do Bayesian priors become irrelevant with large sample size?

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What are posterior predictive checks and what makes them useful?

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Combining probabilities/information from different sources

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Why do neural networks need so many training examples to perform?

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Is this the state of art regression methodology?

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What is the difference between Maximum Likelihood Estimation & Gradient Descent?

44 votes

Is there any algorithm combining classification and regression?

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Latent Class Analysis vs. Cluster Analysis - differences in inferences?

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What's in a name: Precision (inverse of variance)

37 votes

Do error bars on probabilities have any meaning?

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Utility of feature-engineering : Why create new features based on existing features?

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Distribution that has a range from 0 to 1 and with peak between them?

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Bayesian updating with new data

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Why is it that my colleagues and I learned opposite definitions for test and validation sets?

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Why is Laplace prior producing sparse solutions?

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Antonym of variance

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Why is a comma a bad record separator/delimiter in CSV files?

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Such thing as a weighted correlation?

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Why is the James-Stein estimator called a "shrinkage" estimator?

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Showing machine learning results are statistically irrelevant

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