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Mark L. Stone
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Do we need gradient descent to find the coefficients of a linear regression model?

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How does the L-BFGS work?

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Why are optimization algorithms defined in terms of other optimization problems?

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Why not use the "normal equations" to find simple least squares coefficients?

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Why is logistic regression called a machine learning algorithm?

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Intuitive explanation for dividing by $n-1$ when calculating standard deviation?

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Expected value vs. most probable value (mode)

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For i.i.d. random varianbles $X$, $Y$, can $X-Y$ be uniform [0,1]?

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Is it meaningful to calculate standard deviation of two numbers?

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Is every correlation matrix positive definite?

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Does there exist any univariate distribution that we can't sample from?

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How can I test a nonlinear vs a linear regression model?

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Are a sum and a product of two covariance matrices also a covariance matrix?

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Free statistical textbooks

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Unbiased estimators of skewness and kurtosis

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Relation between Covariance matrix and Jacobian in Nonlinear Least Squares

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Why use upper triangular Cholesky?

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Mean of inverse exponential distribution

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How to use the Cholesky decomposition, or an alternative, for correlated data simulation

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Distribution of $(X+a)^2$ where $X$ is a standard normal and $a$ is a constant

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Generate normally distributed random numbers with non positive-definite covariance matrix

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1/2 on lagrangian equation from lasso

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What is the hazard-rate of a truncated probability distribution?

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Probability of the mininum

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Any optimization problem can be expressed as one with a linear objective

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Getting expected value from Standard Deviation and Skew?

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How to cross validate stepwise logistic regression?

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Who Are The Bayesians?

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Is this correct ? (generating a Truncated-norm-multivariate-Gaussian)

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Interval estimation

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