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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Interesting (non-research) Statistics Articles

    We all see interesting articles online in various places. I figured it would be nice to have a place to share these articles. I'll start with an...

    Started by Dason‎, 01-19-2014 05:35 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why are so few questions being answered?

    I am a software developer, currently in graduate school for general mathematics, who intends a career in statistical programming. I have begun...

    Started by SlideRule‎, 02-05-2009 09:22 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Math Typesetting in LaTex

    Talk Stats forum now supports math typesetting in LaTex. We have added two tags math] and /math]. Include your LaTex code within the tags and...

    Started by quark‎, 03-01-2010 06:32 AM
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  1. Question Which statistic technique should I use?

    I want to test relationship between an ordinal dependent variable and 3 independent variables: 2 ordinal and 1 categorical (7 categories). Is it...

    Started by Katsuga‎, 02-02-2016 08:36 PM
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  2. Could Laplace's Demon be considered a Markov Process?

    Hello everyone, I'm a new member. I teach chemistry and publish writing about science, which latter aim has motivated this post. My understanding...

    Started by thetada‎, 01-29-2016 08:37 AM
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  3. Cool Statistical Term Names

    I thought it might be fun to draft a list of cool names for statistical terms/procedures. Since some of us may not be familiar with them or know...

    Started by hlsmith‎, 01-28-2016 11:05 AM
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  4. Infinite Monkey Theorem flaw?

    Hello everybody, I think I have found a flaw in the Infinite monkey theorem. I came to the conclusion that codes (such as a sample of written...

    Started by alonsovener‎, 09-07-2010 04:42 AM
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  5. Anybody up for helping out with a boardgame Dice and car probabilities?

    Hello all I'm looking to Proto type a game I invented and would sure like to put the math side in line with the creativity Normally that occurs...

    Started by Butlertom‎, 01-20-2016 10:10 AM
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  6. Please help!

    I would be SO grateful if anyone could help me with my poor stats know-how. My experiment involves data from patient tissue before and after...

    Started by Charlie22‎, 09-16-2014 06:08 AM
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  7. Everybody curse Spunky

    ************** you spunky! I've come back to curse your name!!

    Started by Tabachnick‎, 01-06-2016 11:20 PM
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  8. Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) CRS With Warwick Data Envelopment Analysis (WDEA)

    Data envelopment analysis or DEA is a linear programming technique developed in the work of Charnes, Cooper and Rhodes (1978). It is a non-parametric...

    Started by OlhDt_semarang‎, 01-03-2016 02:33 AM
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  9. What books could you read to get a Statistics major?

    I studied Philosophy and Math in college, and now that I'm out, I'm still interested in learning a few things, one of which is Stats. I've read a few...

    Started by ragnar‎, 10-05-2015 12:15 PM
    books, recommendations, self-teaching
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  10. comparing unequal data sets

    I would like to compare the results from the tests I proformed. here is a link to the data The research project involved the application of a PEM...

    Started by knagle‎, 12-16-2015 01:56 AM
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  11. Tutorial Autoregressive Distributed Lag Model Eviews 9

    EViews 9 offers new tools for estimating and examining the properties of Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) models. ARDLs are standard least...

    Started by OlhDt_semarang‎, 12-12-2015 04:18 AM
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  12. White Papers

    I publish a free e-Magazine for SAS/R/SQL/MS Office. I would like to invite everyone here to subscribe and to submit their own white papers or tips...

    Started by cjohnson‎, 12-03-2015 09:09 AM
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  13. Feedback on specific problem from "Understanding Society"?

    Wave 5 of "Understanding Society" (the UK general/household panel dataset) has just been released. I've been full of anticipation... But I'm now...

    Started by dbartram‎, 11-24-2015 08:08 AM
    citizenship, understanding society
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  14. State Space Models and Mathematical Statistics-studyng material

    Hello. Any suggestion for books on these subjects? Much better if written for "Dummies", im particular for State Space Models. Thanks in advance...

    Started by Lobo‎, 10-20-2015 08:37 AM
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  15. Creating a dependent variable

    Hi everyone, I'm a newbie (forum and statistics) and need some help. In concerns my master thesis paper and more specifically the dependent...

    Started by a.petrov89‎, 09-21-2015 01:22 PM
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  16. Laptop

    I am going to purchase a laptop for home use, most like will place newer Microsoft operating system on it. Uses will include: -basic Microsoft...

    Started by hlsmith‎, 12-29-2014 10:00 AM
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  17. Thumbs down Simple tips to sync apps between two android devices

    If you love some apps on your Android phone or Android tablet, like Temple run, Angry birds. You want to switch another android phone ,and you maybe...

    Started by Bfgjjncx‎, 09-07-2015 05:33 AM
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  18. Best statistical tools to show student progress from simple data

    Hi all, I run a dj school in the UK. In the past I did a degree on environmental science. My memories of my module on statistical analysis of...

    Started by jim dj school‎, 09-05-2015 11:25 AM
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  19. which country consumes drinks the most and the least ??

    Do you know which country consumes the most and the least milk Finland - 361.19 Kg and Maldives - 79.1 Kg Do you know which country consumes the...

    Started by Lenora‎, 05-09-2015 05:18 AM
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  20. Model for Indicators

    Dear Fellows, I would like to represent this function for my analysis in SPSS. Could you please help me create a model for the following: If ((...

    Started by businesguy‎, 08-22-2015 10:02 AM
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  21. Need help for Synopsis For PhD

    Dear member i need your help i want to make a synopsis on applied field of statistics i need your help , and also suggestion i shall be very thankful...

    Started by ameeq7746‎, 08-15-2015 03:53 AM
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  22. Loaded dice: number being rolled twice before any other number being rolled twice

    Hi Not sure if this is the correct place for this. What started as a simple question between my mates and I (to do with board gaming as it...

    Started by TomG‎, 08-12-2015 10:28 AM
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  23. Explanation for asymptotic Kolmogorov-Smirnov results

    Can anyone explain the meaning of the two-sample Kolmogorov-Smirnov asymptotic test result? I assume it's some kind of p-value, but I see figures of...

    Started by Joe_S‎, 07-20-2015 04:36 AM
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  24. Is MANOVA the best way to analyse this task?

    hi I have a data set with several categorical columns, an ordinal column, and a numeric column (interval) which I will use as the outcome...

    Started by Talisman of Death‎, 07-15-2015 05:51 AM
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  25. spunky's compendium of philosophy of science videos/podcasts

    this gentleman here said that if he had a microphone he would make vlogs or podcasts about philosophy of science. until now, no vlogs or podcasts...

    Started by spunky‎, 02-10-2015 10:45 PM
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  26. Low within-scale variances leads to odd distribution

    Hello everyone: I'm a first time poster and I believe that this thread belongs in the General Stats topic, but feel free to correct me if you...

    Started by rahbeevt‎, 06-23-2015 11:00 AM
    distribution, scales, within-scale variance
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  27. Experiment Design Help please

    Hi All I have used a Central Composite Design (CCD) for my experiments, where I have three Factors (A, B, c) and each Factor has five values. I have...

    Started by Dlair‎, 06-21-2015 09:13 AM
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  28. risk data

    Hi, I was searching a specific data that concerns the scoring of the non transfer risk. I'm wondering if someone could help me ?

    Started by Ihssanee‎, 06-03-2015 05:25 AM
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  29. Fun Thought Experiment

    I have heard that anyone of European decent is related to Charlemagne. I always figured he was super prolific, procreating with everyone or a part of...

    Started by hlsmith‎, 06-02-2015 10:26 PM
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  30. Presenting Statisics

    Hi. Not quite sure this is the right place or forum to ask this, and if it's not feel free to delete the post. Thanks. I have data that I...

    Started by Aleksander.dev‎, 05-29-2015 09:01 AM
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  31. Results Interpretation

    Hi, I am new here.. I mean new to statistics. In my study, I had to use some statistical analysis (logistic regression and discriminant analysis)....

    Started by stephennotw‎, 05-27-2015 08:06 AM
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  32. [ASK] About Table and Chart

    I want to ask something. There are tables which do not contain any number. The one I want to ask is what is the term for a table which doesn't...

    Started by Monox D. I-Fly‎, 12-22-2014 12:07 PM
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  33. Reproducible research, Rnw, Rmd, makefiles and more

    Hi Everyone, I'm starting the thread so we can exchange experience on reproducible research methods in the 21st century. Using tools such as R,...

    Started by TheEcologist‎, 04-14-2015 10:57 AM
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  34. Design tool

    Not being funny, but this pretty cool: http://muro.deviantart.com/#r=14p68s4np9j If you are into designing wall papers, or other types of stuff......

    Started by bugman‎, 04-02-2015 05:37 AM
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  35. Top 20 happiest countries in the world

    Here are the top 20 happiest countries. Happiness is measured based on the factors like Economic wellness, Environmental wellness, Physical and...

    Started by Lenora‎, 03-26-2015 07:55 AM
    countries, happiness, stats, statsmonkey, world
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  36. Need more statistics of India

    Could anyone list me some interesting statistics of indian population ??

    Started by Lenora‎, 03-14-2015 05:10 AM
    gender, indian population, literacy, statistics, statsmonkey
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  37. Computing capacity and data analysis sharing platform

    Hi, My name is Steph and I am a co-founder of metricscrowd.com. The idea of metricscrowd is to provide a platform for scientists and...

    Started by metricscrowd‎, 03-09-2015 08:04 AM
    computation, hardware, marketplace, sharing, statistics
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  38. Who Deserves a commission? HELP with a statistical formula please

    If I had introduced punchcards in my restaurant and wanted to positively encourage the usage for my cashiers, how might I decide who has been the...

    Started by notgood@stats‎, 02-25-2015 11:58 AM
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  39. Best Statistical Add-On To Excel?

    Hello everyone, I was hoping someone could tell me what the best statistical addons are to excel that are under $400? I was looking at...

    Started by MattTC13‎, 09-20-2012 10:04 PM
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  40. Smile Mean statistician


    Started by quark‎, 01-16-2015 11:20 PM
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  41. Need help to produce standard

    Hi guys I need help since I am very new in the area of research. Actually my supervisor asked me to produce a standard from the existed data...

    Started by razzmatazz5637‎, 01-14-2015 10:56 PM
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  42. [ASK] Influential Mathematicians in Statistics

    Who are they? And what are their contributions in statistics? I've only ever heard of Bayes, Newton, and Poisson but don't know about the details....

    Started by Monox D. I-Fly‎, 01-11-2015 11:05 PM
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  43. [Interview] SPUNKY IN YOUR FACE

    It's been a while since we've had an interview thread! Spunky graciously accepted the request to do an interview. Spunky has been a member since...

    Started by Dason‎, 05-31-2013 01:20 AM
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  44. Reliability, validity, cronbach alpha figures for Method/measures section

    Hi, My research is on people on particular visas in the US, i.e., immigrants and mostly Asians. In my methods section when I write about the ...

    Started by psy_vm‎, 01-11-2015 04:31 PM
    cronbach's alpha, measures, rating scale, reliability, validity
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  45. Statsic: Making sense of stats

    A while ago, I needed to make a decision and being the geek I am, I had to gather as much data as I could beforehand. The most important factor was...

    Started by oxplot‎, 01-11-2015 11:26 AM
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  46. Question Kindly need advise: what statistical package runs well on MAC?

    Hi all, I kindly need your advise, what statistical package that has full MAC support? I already have SPSS and R, but I try to use any variant of...

    Started by putrifp‎, 07-17-2013 08:45 AM
    mac, statistical software
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    01-10-2015, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  47. Unhappy Relationship between PP and Oil Prices - Need help with formula

    Hello, I'm not sure if this the right place to seek help, I'm based in a remote part of Burma where internet is piss poor, trying to access this page...

    Started by donc‎, 01-09-2015 04:25 AM
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  48. Question Statistics source Chinese Automotive Industry/German Automotive industry patent regis

    Dear All, Im trying to compare the number of patents created in the Chinese automotive industry compared to the German automotive industry. The...

    Started by maxkuba‎, 01-07-2015 11:48 PM
    automotive industry, china, patent, source
    • Replies: 1
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    01-08-2015, 02:50 AM Go to last post
  49. [ASK] Histogram and Frequency Polygon

    When we make a histogram. do we really have to write the lower limits and upper limits in each meeting points of the bars? Can I write the lower...

    Started by Monox D. I-Fly‎, 01-05-2015 10:34 PM
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  50. Is there a widely accepted name for this kind of chart?

    The chart is located at this website: http://www.parthenon.com/parthenon_proj/index.html Bonus question: Does anyone know which R package would...

    Started by Injektilo‎, 12-30-2014 03:46 PM
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    12-31-2014, 02:24 PM Go to last post
  51. Something for the movie buffs and data visualisation geeks


    Started by bugman‎, 12-30-2014 03:40 PM
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    12-30-2014, 08:03 PM Go to last post
  52. [Box Plot] Got Confused by My Textbook

    I am writing a book about tables and diagrams. Now I am preparing to do a box plot sub-chapter. However, I find some difficulties here. In my...

    Started by Monox D. I-Fly‎, 12-29-2014 09:23 AM
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    12-30-2014, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  53. What becomes of old stat journals?

    As I look at my cluttered garage and notice boxes of old-ish stat journals and things like Amstat News, I wonder... Is there any demand or market for...

    Started by Chip‎, 12-23-2014 09:35 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-24-2014, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  54. Why Average Number of Employees Instead of Total Number of Employees?

    I do not have a background in statistics, but I was looking at coal mine employment information on the U.S. Energy Information Administration's...

    Started by JohnnyBrooklyn‎, 11-21-2014 07:46 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-21-2014, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  55. Attack in Canada

    I am not sure this is a valid discussion on this board, which is about statistics, but there was an apparent terrorist attack in Canada today where...

    Started by noetsi‎, 10-22-2014 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-23-2014, 01:24 AM Go to last post
  56. B.A in Stats or B.A in accounting

    Can anyone comment on the practicality and value of these degrees? My hunch is that a B.A in accounting is more practical and requires less work and...

    Started by StilloftheNight‎, 10-06-2014 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-06-2014, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  57. risk assessment

    Hi! Do you think that someone who already lives in a place "x" with a 10 times higher chance of being hit by a very unlikely disaster (such as a...

    Started by Tarma‎, 10-03-2014 05:25 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-04-2014, 08:46 PM Go to last post
  58. Testing our knowledge of a new method

    Hello, I have a simple (or maybe absurd) question. E.g. you read an article about some econometric method and understand all the formulas and...

    Started by cojako‎, 09-17-2014 01:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-18-2014, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  59. Silly question

    If you chose an answer to this question at random what is the chance you will be correct? A) 25% B) 50% C) 0% D) 25% I think this is a...

    Started by noetsi‎, 09-15-2014 04:47 PM
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    09-15-2014, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  60. How to answer such interview questions?

    Hi All, I recently had an interview for a position of a Statistical analyst, and I got asked a very interesting and unusual question, that I had...

    Started by info_seekeR‎, 01-12-2014 05:17 PM
    interview, statistical methods
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,116
    09-12-2014, 01:49 PM Go to last post

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