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46 votes
6 answers
263k views

Why does increasing the sample size lower the (sampling) variance?

26 votes
3 answers
26k views

Why is Pearson parametric and Spearman non-parametric

11 votes
1 answer
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Estimate variance of a population if population mean is known

11 votes
1 answer
7k views

Why add one in inverse document frequency?

8 votes
1 answer
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Why can't standard conditional language models be trained left-to-right *and* right-to-left?

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why does the total least squares line in 2D pass through the average across all data points?

4 votes
1 answer
971 views

How to reestimate GMMs in a HMM-GMM

3 votes
2 answers
4k views

Why does the variance decrease when averaging zero-mean gaussians?

3 votes
1 answer
905 views

What are the Elo formulas when assuming performance to be logistically distributed?

2 votes
4 answers
532 views

In an ovepowered experiment why may tiny effects create a significant result?

1 vote
0 answers
992 views

Why not normalize data for chi square

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0 answers
10 views

How does Kneser Ney estimate ngrams with BOS without dividing by zero?