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Some Important and Weighty Stuff in Statistics

Feb 08 2011 Published by under Education, Statistics

(note: to create maximal puzzlement I have cross-posted this at my other blog)

Right, now let's talk about methods for stochastic numerical integration, in particular calculating importance weights. This is a technique that is probably underused, largely because...

Why are you staring at the screen like that?

OK, OK. I'm sorry for putting up such a technical post,but I was going to write this up for a colleague, and then thought that there might be 3 other people in this world that would also find it interesting.
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The simpler truth about statistics

Sep 29 2010 Published by under Statistics

The Grauniad has been running a series of guest posts as a 'Blog Festival (including from SciCurious, usually of this parish). Yesterday's post was called "The simple truth about statistics", which is of my chosen specialist subjects. I'm still trying to work out whether the irony in the errors in the post were deliberate.
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