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  1. 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 08:22 PM
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  2. 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 04:35 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 05:32 AM
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  1. 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 09:02 AM
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  2. 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 02:53 AM
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  3. 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 09:28 AM
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  4. 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 03:36 AM
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  5. 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 04:51 AM
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  6. 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 09:45 PM
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    07-10-2015, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 04:18 AM
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  8. 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 10:00 AM
    distribution, scales, within-scale variance
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  9. 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 08:13 AM
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  10. 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 04:25 AM
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  11. 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 09:26 PM
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  12. 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 08:01 AM
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  13. 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 07:06 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    05-27-2015, 10:47 AM Go to last post
  14. [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 11:07 AM
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  15. 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 09:57 AM
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  16. 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 04:37 AM
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  17. 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 06:55 AM
    countries, happiness, stats, statsmonkey, world
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  18. Need more statistics of India

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

    Started by Lenora‎, 03-14-2015 04:10 AM
    gender, indian population, literacy, statistics, statsmonkey
    • Replies: 0
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  19. 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 07:04 AM
    computation, hardware, marketplace, sharing, statistics
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  20. 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 10:58 AM
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  21. 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 09:04 PM
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  22. Smile Mean statistician

    :):D:tup::yup::cool:

    Started by quark‎, 01-16-2015 10:20 PM
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  23. 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 09:56 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-15-2015, 02:07 AM Go to last post
  24. [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 10:05 PM
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  25. [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 12:20 AM
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  26. 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 03:31 PM
    cronbach's alpha, measures, rating scale, reliability, validity
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  27. 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 10:26 AM
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  28. 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 07:45 AM
    mac, statistical software
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  29. 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 03:25 AM
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  30. 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 10:48 PM
    automotive industry, china, patent, source
    • Replies: 1
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    01-08-2015, 01:50 AM Go to last post
  31. [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 09:34 PM
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  32. 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 02:46 PM
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    12-31-2014, 01:24 PM Go to last post
  33. Something for the movie buffs and data visualisation geeks

    http://www.datapointed.net/2011/01/movie-original-sequel-quality-comparison-graph/

    Started by bugman‎, 12-30-2014 02:40 PM
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    12-30-2014, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  34. [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 08:23 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    12-30-2014, 05:37 PM Go to last post
  35. 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 09:00 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    12-30-2014, 11:26 AM Go to last post
  36. 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 08:35 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-24-2014, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  37. 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 06:46 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-21-2014, 09:33 PM Go to last post
  38. 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 03:27 PM
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    10-23-2014, 12:24 AM Go to last post
  39. 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 03:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 544
    10-06-2014, 03:53 PM Go to last post
  40. 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 04:25 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-04-2014, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  41. 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 12:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-18-2014, 07:45 PM Go to last post
  42. 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 05:08 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    09-16-2014, 10:30 AM Go to last post
  43. 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 03:47 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 757
    09-15-2014, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  44. 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 04:17 PM
    interview, statistical methods
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 931
    09-12-2014, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  45. Robustness of Outlier Tests

    The linked article "A Problem With Outlier Tests" by Dr. Donald Wheeler is an interesting read. Dr. Wheeler is a prominent voice in industrial...

    Started by Miner‎, 09-03-2014 01:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 766
    09-03-2014, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  46. Question A question of sample size.

    Hi All, I think I'm going to commit the cardinal internet forum sin and make my first post a possibly boneheaded question for people who have ...

    Started by Sean T‎, 08-27-2014 10:28 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 494
    08-29-2014, 04:26 AM Go to last post
  47. Attention Ecologists...

    Here is an interesting article: http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2014/08/ecology-explaining-less-and-less

    Started by bugman‎, 08-27-2014 07:14 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 539
    08-27-2014, 09:57 PM Go to last post
  48. Brainstorming!!

    I have a lot of data and I donít know what to do with it. In Oslo where I live we have a bike sharing system called Oslo bysykkel. The system is...

    Started by rasmusson‎, 07-23-2014 02:55 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 774
    08-19-2014, 01:13 PM Go to last post
  49. Statistics in Movies

    Dear Friends, We are planning to organize a statistics workshop for high school students. In this workshop, we need to screen a movie which uses...

    Started by statistics.workshop‎, 11-04-2013 03:17 AM
    movies, statistics
    • Replies: 12
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    08-01-2014, 10:51 AM Go to last post
  50. How to run a fair drawing for door prizes?

    Given that you're the organizer for an door prize drawing that has 10 prizes ranging in value from $100 to $1. Everyone in attendance for the...

    Started by msmith‎, 07-28-2014 07:19 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,063
    07-29-2014, 05:58 AM Go to last post
  51. Univariate, Multivariate OR: how to read a table like this??

    Hi all, I'm goint to get into the magic world of statistics. I'm studying but I am alone and I need some help. Can someone explain me the...

    Started by attorianzo‎, 07-27-2014 10:14 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 377
    07-27-2014, 10:14 AM Go to last post
  52. Root mean square error

    I have got a set of wind speed data for weibull analysis. And I need to calculate root mean square error (RMSE) for statistical test.How do I...

    Started by Champ1on‎, 07-21-2014 04:19 AM
    rmse, weibull
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,104
    07-25-2014, 08:49 AM Go to last post
  53. Outlier removal in Glycaemic Index testing

    Hi all, Hoping you can clarify for me on the appropriateness of method of outlier removal in GI testing. It is part of the ISO standard that...

    Started by timpellis‎, 07-20-2014 09:24 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 837
    07-23-2014, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  54. What statistical analysis do I need to make and how? (beginner question)

    I have one variable 'Var1' with membership data (0,1,2,3 or 4) (let's say = no education, 1 = elemtary school 2= college etc.) I have another...

    Started by trexter‎, 07-10-2014 07:33 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 558
    07-10-2014, 09:09 AM Go to last post
  55. Benefits of a B.A in Statistics for everyday life?

    Do you feel there is anything a statistics degree at the B.A level offers that helps one see and understand things more about everyday life, be it...

    Started by StilloftheNight‎, 07-05-2014 03:53 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 502
    07-06-2014, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  56. Automotive Data Sources

    Hey everyone, I am trying to find a source of information that will tell me sales volume of specific automotive manufacturers by state. The only...

    Started by Number‎, 06-26-2014 04:28 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,567
    06-26-2014, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  57. HELP: Quantification of an Odd "Lifetime Phenomenon"

    Hello all, I'm an engineer/coder whose statistical-logic insights are good, but lacking. I had a very strange incident today in my childhood...

    Started by KihOshk‎, 06-06-2014 10:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,739
    06-09-2014, 06:57 AM Go to last post
  58. Satorra-Bentler Scaled Chi-Square

    Hi everyone, I am an aspiring wanna-be-psychometrician. I do have some notions on the topic. Is there anyone who could explain me with...

    Started by Moanah‎, 06-04-2014 11:55 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 994
    06-06-2014, 09:15 AM Go to last post
  59. Figring out where missing parenthesis goes in Trigonometric functions formula

    I trying to figure out a bounding box (locations within a square mile of a center point) on a globe. This is more complicated than the traditional...

    Started by trinker‎, 06-01-2014 05:25 PM
    trigonometric
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 556
    06-01-2014, 06:07 PM Go to last post
  60. Problems with merging CRSP with Compustat-CRSP merged

    Hello, For my thesis I would like to merge CRSP with Compustat-CRSP merged. Crsp mainly covers stock market data from exchanges: NYSE, AMEX,...

    Started by Robert22‎, 05-22-2014 04:25 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 792
    05-22-2014, 04:25 AM Go to last post

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