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John Doucette
  • Member for 12 years, 7 months
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  • University of Waterloo, Canada
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Strategies for introducing advanced statistics to various audiences

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What exactly does 'representative sample' refer to?

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Is machine learning less useful for understanding causality, thus less interesting for social science?

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Why are derived features used in neural networks?

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How to use statistics to help buy a house?

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Determining the number of weak classifiers to use in adaboost without overfitting?

5 votes

Mining search logs to improve autocomplete suggestions?

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How to plot results from text mining (e.g. classification or clustering)?

4 votes

Datasets for data visualization examples, teaching and research

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Examples of costly consequences from improper use of statistical tools

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Test for proportions and binary classifier

3 votes

Can I use the cumulative distribution function to determine value of datapoint?

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Can data processing time be estimated?

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Is dynamically increasing the sample size okay, if stated a priori?

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Log squared error accuracy justification: data mining competition

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Bootstrap p.value, Wilcoxon rank sum or other test?

2 votes

Chances of meeting people who's initials contain a J

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Learning classifier system frameworks

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10-fold CV performance test: need to use same folds for both evaluated algorithms?

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Representation of standard deviation in statistical range

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How to test group differences when neither parametric nor nonparametric assumptions are met?

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How to select best kernel parameters for radial basis function of SVM with fingerprint recognition?

2 votes

What methods of statistical analysis can be used for time series data?

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Proper name for this distribution type

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How to interpret the margin of error in a poll?

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General approach for non-parametric two-way ANOVA

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One Bayes classifier to rule them all?

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Determine which method predicts best given results from a simulation exercise

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Subsample of a random sample: random sample?

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How to compress sets of integer series?