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70 votes
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Assumptions regarding bootstrap estimates of uncertainty

34 votes
2 answers
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What's the difference between "deep learning" and multilevel/hierarchical modeling?

17 votes
1 answer
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Why don't statisticians use mutual information as a measure of association?

13 votes
2 answers
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Why use a beta distribution on the Bernoulli parameter for hierarchical logistic regression?

12 votes
2 answers
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How do programs like BUGS/JAGS automatically determine conditional distributions for Gibbs sampling?

11 votes
3 answers
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How do FDR procedures estimate a False Discovery Rate without a model of base rates?

11 votes
1 answer
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Hyperprior distributions for the parameters (scale matrix and degrees of freedom) of a wishart prior to an inverse covariance matrix

9 votes
1 answer
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Latent variables, overparameterization and MCMC convergence in bayesian models

7 votes
1 answer
763 views

How is ABC more computationally efficient than exact Bayesian Computation for parameter estimation in dynamical systems (ODE) models?

6 votes
1 answer
2k views

Can Agresti-Coull binomial confidence intervals be negative?

6 votes
1 answer
4k views

How to visualize both total counts of categories and proportions of subcategories in a plot?

5 votes
1 answer
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Are there problems with inference using linear regression on observational data with highly skewed distributions of predictor values?

4 votes
1 answer
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Inverse logit/sigmoid algebraic manipulations in Ian Goodfellow's Deep Learning Book derivation

3 votes
0 answers
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How to sample from the prior predictive distribution in jags? [closed]

2 votes
0 answers
107 views

priors for strictly positive index or score types of variables

2 votes
0 answers
226 views

Reporting contrasts between binary probability parameters in Bayesian data analysis - odds ratios or difference in probability?

2 votes
2 answers
236 views

are "non-parametric" methods well-defined?

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credible interval equivalent of confint() for bayesglm() in Gelman et al's 'arm' package?