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Statistical theory and methodology. Mathematical statistics. Parametric inference. Nonparametric inference.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Proof of the day

    In this thread we post one (or more if you can't wait) proof a day. I'll start by proving the that V=\sigma^2(X'X)^{-1} in the linear...

    Started by Englund‎, 01-18-2014 03:56 AM
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  1. Exclamation Combining two samples to then do Cluster Analysis/multivariate analysis

    I was wondering if someone can help. For a university assignment I have been asked to propose a marketing research method & survey etc for a...

    Started by student123‎, Yesterday 04:25 PM
    analysis, cluster, combined sampling, quota sampling, stratified sampling
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  2. Statistical advice

    Hi Gurus, I'm very new to the forum, I need an advice and solution to my problem. we are doing a test USP Method and our in house method. we want...

    Started by thong127‎, 05-01-2015 09:58 AM
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  3. Question Comparison of time series nested in Repeated Measures Design

    The title might not do justice to the question I want to ask, but it's the best I came up with. Background In my experimental design study 30...

    Started by karan85‎, 04-30-2015 11:30 AM
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  4. Fitindices to determine optimal clustersolution in clusteranalysis

    Hello, My question is about the selection of the optimal cluster solution. I have used SPSS version 21.0 to perform a cluster analysis in which...

    Started by MaaikeSmits‎, 04-29-2015 04:53 AM
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  5. Feedback on bootstrapping effect size and t-values

    I am trying to learn to bootstrap per conversation here the other day. I know there are packages to bootstrap but wanted to process more...

    Started by trinker‎, 04-28-2015 01:07 PM
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  6. Blocked ANOVA: unequal amount of data for the different blocks?

    Hi guys, So I'm conducting an experiment where I'm using a blocked ANOVA and have a few questions about my data set. I'm looking at the abundance...

    Started by srpang89‎, 04-28-2015 08:15 PM
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  7. Converting Correlation to Effect Size

    Has anyone had experience of converting various indicators of effect size (students t, odds ratio, correlation etc.) to Cohen's d effect size? ...

    Started by JohnB‎, 04-27-2015 06:25 AM
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  8. Kendall's Tau

    As part of my analysis report I did a chi square test. However, since my tables are too large normal post hoc procedure could not be followed....

    Started by Xbar‎, 04-20-2015 10:31 AM
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  9. Thumbs up Analysis of counts data from consumer test

    Hi everyone, First of all I'm new to this forum so my apologies in advance for the mistakes I could do by posting here. My issue is the...

    Started by victormoulinier‎, 04-22-2015 09:43 AM
    best choosing, consumer test, count analysis
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  10. Visual display of one-tailed tests

    I am trying to show the results of an analysis with one tailed tests in a figure. The model uses logistic regression, with a interval variable as...

    Started by psNC‎, 04-21-2015 10:01 AM
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  11. Calculating range

    Dear all This is my first question in this forum. I have 100 over medical data points which was measured in different patients practically....

    Started by kmgraju‎, 04-20-2015 08:52 AM
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  12. problem with calculating total score on SPSS

    Hi everyone, I am having a problem with calculating total scores for my measuring instruments on SPSS. If a case has a missing value on one item...

    Started by Arooba‎, 04-21-2015 04:49 AM
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  13. Method to estimate whether two data sets are from the same distribution

    Hello, I have two data sets from two different experiments. I would like to know whether there exist Bayesian (or frequentist) methods which would...

    Started by Urian666‎, 04-20-2015 07:34 AM
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  14. reduced-form system

    Hi, I am buiding a supply and demand model. I have one price and one demand equation and would like to compare the different coeffecients through...

    Started by bodesmiller‎, 04-18-2015 12:31 PM
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  15. Price forecasting model

    I am working on a problem where I have an item 'x' which is available in local market and 'x' is produced using item 'y'.Item 'y' is traded in...

    Started by TheMonkster‎, 04-17-2015 04:01 AM
    correlation analysis, forecasting, regression analysis
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  16. help with finding corelation of 2 variable data

    Hi all This is my first post May be this is a dumb question but I need quick help please I have data for 95 people Outcome scored by doctors...

    Started by Harrybaba‎, 04-17-2015 12:46 PM
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  17. Meta Analysis: combining effect sizes from means/SDs , F statistics and t statistics

    After coding several hundred papers, I have accumulated a list of effect sizes (Cohen's d) for various learning interventions. Most of these have...

    Started by timshel‎, 04-16-2015 06:52 PM
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  18. Time 2 Sample Size

    Hi I was hoping for some advice. I'm looking at the same sample at 2 timepoints. At the first time point I had 95 participants and at follow up I...

    Started by Psy86‎, 04-16-2015 06:32 AM
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  19. Standard Deviation Conversion

    For my masters thesis I am conducting a meta-analysis looking at the differences in CHC abilities within Autism Spectrum Disorders. I have gathered...

    Started by slgur81‎, 04-16-2015 04:13 AM
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  20. Forest plot total calculator for OR and RR

    Hi, Im doing a meta-analysis with studies of both case control and cohort and Im trying to put them all together in a forest plot. Hence, I find...

    Started by mythstera‎, 04-09-2015 10:29 PM
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  21. Help with a Poisson Regression Equation

    I have attached an image of an equation of Poisson Regression that i am working on. I want to understand it a bit as i am new to stats. can anyone...

    Started by rushan‎, 04-08-2015 05:37 AM
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  22. sample size calcs - why do these produce different results

    What are the interpretations for each of these? data a; input z p q e; cards; 1.96 0.95 0.05 0.05 ; data b; set a; ...

    Started by msecic‎, 04-07-2015 08:19 AM
    confidence interval, hypothesis test, sample size, sas
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  23. Monte Carlo simulation: how many runs?

    Hi, Most papers I read related to Monte Carlo (MC) simulation method say that there is no rule on the minimum number of runs required. However, in...

    Started by AlinaN‎, 04-05-2015 11:11 PM
    monte carlo
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    04-07-2015, 06:21 AM Go to last post
  24. need help desperatly: which test to choose

    Hi everyone, I need your help :confused: I would like to compare the monthly income composition of people between two countries. The monthly income...

    Started by kodie‎, 04-04-2015 03:45 PM
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  25. Which forecast methods?

    please delete the thread

    Started by Jariel‎, 04-02-2015 05:21 PM
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  26. margin of error

    I have two questions as follows: *Is there a way to apply the margin of error to achieve 99.99% level of confidence? *Can I use the margin of...

    Started by eunkum‎, 04-02-2015 12:13 PM
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  27. Bigger sample size and less good results or smaller sample size but better results

    I hope this is the right place to post this question. I'm doing my thesis based upon the data of my professors research study. I want to look into...

    Started by Singalore‎, 04-02-2015 10:15 AM
    effect size, sample size
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  28. Can Factor Analysis be used for non normal distribution ?

    Hi My questionnaire is based on 300 respondents opinion on the benefits of implementing of policy changes for which I had used5 point Likert's...

    Started by CAShobana‎, 03-31-2015 11:28 PM
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  29. PhD Dissertation Help- General guidance and direction desperately needed!!!!

    Hi, I have been reading many of your comments and I was hoping that you could give me advice. I'm currently in my second year of the dissertation...

    Started by Penny_BBT‎, 03-26-2015 04:48 PM
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  30. Ordinal Regression vs Spearmans Rank Correlation

    Hello, My name is William, I am currently at my last year at Newcastle University, UK carrying out research for my dissertation on how social...

    Started by wberner11‎, 04-01-2015 05:45 AM
    dissertation, regression analysis, spearmans rank
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  31. Can I use a Negative Binomial Regression for a Continuous Outcome?

    Hello, My outcome is Sugar intake with a highly skewed continuous outcome variable. The histogram and variable details are Attached. Since the...

    Started by lexareef‎, 03-31-2015 12:40 PM
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  32. heterogenous regression slopes in mancova

    Hey guys, I have a little problem with my MANCOVA data (4 DVs, 3 Covariates). For one of the covariates and one of the DVs, the assumption of...

    Started by mbo‎, 03-29-2015 07:14 AM
    mancova, regression slopes
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  33. Is t-test appropriate for comparing percentages?

    I am trying to analyze a seed germination trial comparing 2 different germination treatments. I sowed seeds from 10 individual plants in 10...

    Started by elmorem‎, 03-25-2015 09:04 PM
    binary data, comparing percentages, comparing rates, t-test
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  34. single function of two gaussian distributed variables..

    Hi Folks, I have a two 2 dimenstional gaussian function of variables x and y and of their respective standard deviations. I have single valued...

    Started by Farzad‎, 03-28-2015 12:48 PM
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  35. What statistical test do I use to tell if my data statistically significant?

    This is for a PhD experiment I am working on. I have 5 types of rock samples. I am trying to understand how their ability to preserve a type of...

    Started by galaxz‎, 03-27-2015 08:12 PM
    correlations, statistical significance
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  36. Interesting abstract question - Statisticians pls chk this

    I have a massive dataset (10s of millions of rows and 100s of dimensions). The dimensions are of all conceivable data types. How do I arrive at...

    Started by checkharish‎, 03-27-2015 02:06 PM
    big data, massive data sets, sampling
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  37. Marginal of Gaussian

    I have a slight problem with the marginal distribution of a Gaussian. First, assume (d,r) are jointly Gaussian of dimension 2n. It is known that d...

    Started by Tosha‎, 03-26-2015 12:36 PM
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  38. Taguchi designs

    Dear TalkStats Forum, I am using Taguchi design in my experiments. I have a presentation soon and I want to explain this design in a very dynamic...

    Started by diegorg‎, 03-26-2015 12:09 PM
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  39. descriptive correlational study


    Started by JAR‎, 03-25-2015 12:17 PM
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  40. If anyone can help please!! In DESPERATE need of clarification!

    Hi Everyone This is my first time on the site. Basically I am conducting some research for a dissertation I have to do as part of my course. ...

    Started by lily2190‎, 03-24-2015 11:47 AM
    binomial, chi sq, spss
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  41. Poll Poll: Ordinal or continuous scale?

    Hello, I have carried experiments where the participants were asked to rate a parameter on a scale. The scale starts from “not heavy” to “heavy”;...

    Started by emmenru‎, 03-23-2015 05:57 AM
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  42. Comparing subsets of data from the same population?

    I'm hoping someone can help me conceptualize my question better because I have a feeling I'm looking at it the wrong way. I'm looking at a number of...

    Started by sosaysi‎, 03-19-2015 04:16 PM
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  43. Control Variable as part of the Dependent Variable - Problem? Solutions?

    Dear all, I'm currently trying to figure out the following problem: I have a dependent variable which is build as the standard deviation of six...

    Started by StatisticlyClueless‎, 03-15-2015 07:48 AM
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  44. Modeling ordinal responses with nested data

    Hello, I am preparing a study that would involve modeling responses an ordinal scale. These responses identify the behaviors of high school...

    Started by libertylanding‎, 03-18-2015 11:09 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-18-2015, 11:40 AM Go to last post
  45. Post Statistical Model to Use for 1 independent variable and 2 dependent variables

    Hello,i'm Oliver John a civil engineering undergrad student.I'm quiet uncertain unto which statistical analysis should i use for my data consisting...

    Started by oliverjohn‎, 03-17-2015 01:42 AM
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  46. Derivation of OLS residuals and asymptotic properties

    Hello, Im stuck with this questions. Its asking for the derivation of asymptotic properties of 1/n*(sum of ehat^3) where ehat is the residual of...

    Started by artzahar‎, 03-11-2015 07:45 PM
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  47. Post [ASK] [Quantification Theory Type I] Kansei Engineering Reference

    Hi everyone i've been doing a research about kansei engineering for automobile product, and to analyze the data, i need to perform quantification...

    Started by Gema‎, 08-23-2014 12:44 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-11-2015, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  48. Non parametric test help - Grad student

    I have a data set of 6 different element's values (i.e. Aluminum= 0.25, Copper= 0.06, etc.) over a two year period. I am trying to see if there are...

    Started by ztor‎, 03-11-2015 01:18 PM
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  49. How to generate an autocorrelated random variable?

    Hi, I know I can generate two correlated random variables x1 an x2 using x1= z1 x2= c* z1 + sqrt(1- c^2)* z2 Where z1: standardnormal...

    Started by consuli‎, 03-04-2015 04:06 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
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    03-11-2015, 01:08 PM Go to last post
  50. Sampling Samples from a Big Data Set in R

    I have a large data set (23 million records, ~ 9 Gb) coming in R and am trying to figure out the best way to draw a sample from it. The plan I...

    Started by journalist‎, 03-11-2015 11:21 AM
    big data, sampling
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  51. Which statistical test to use to establish different behaviour between groups?

    Hi, I have got a dataset with a dichotomous groupid variable and many other independent categorical variables. My aim is to find out if subjects...

    Started by ambij‎, 03-08-2015 05:20 AM
    chi-squared, fishersexact, logistic, statistical-significance
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  52. Univariate vs Multivariate results

    Hi, Am I correct in assuming that if a variable was found to be good predictor in univariate analysis, it should also be found to be a good...

    Started by ambij‎, 03-08-2015 05:19 AM
    multivariate-analysis, multivariate-regression, predictor, univariate
    • Replies: 0
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    03-08-2015, 05:19 AM Go to last post
  53. repeated measure ANOVA, are comparisons at different time points independent?

    Hi, i have been set the task to critically analyse a research paper > http://wageningenacademic.metapress.com/content/5065134j5v339382/fulltext.pdf ...

    Started by mattiel‎, 03-07-2015 07:54 AM
    repeated measures anova
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  54. Data Capture

    I'm not sure if this is the correct place to ask this question. I have a support team in my office and I want to understand why people are calling...

    Started by kiwis‎, 03-06-2015 01:06 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 208
    03-06-2015, 04:27 PM Go to last post
  55. mean+standard deviation+skewness+kurtosis

    hi I want to order some variables according to (mean+standard deviation+skewness+kurtosis) or some new rule considering mean value, standard...

    Started by WEIBO‎, 03-06-2015 04:51 AM
    kurtosis, skewness
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 430
    03-06-2015, 01:25 PM Go to last post
  56. Convergence in LLN and CLT help!

    Hi there, I am trying to figure out how convergence in law of large number and central limit theorem is affected by correlation in the random...

    Started by artzahar‎, 03-06-2015 03:29 AM
    central limit theore, law of large number, statistics
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 199
    03-06-2015, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  57. sample size calculation

    I am trying to determine the necessary sample size I need for a study. Standard 80% power and </= 0.05 p value. The study is designed to use two...

    Started by GGarvin‎, 03-05-2015 08:06 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 249
    03-06-2015, 01:47 AM Go to last post
  58. Standard Deviation of non-numerical data

    I am trying to determine the standard deviation data that is not itself numerical, but its count is. For example, If I have a dataset from a survey...

    Started by Ghostbusters‎, 03-05-2015 02:51 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 160
    03-05-2015, 02:51 PM Go to last post
  59. Help assessing convergence across categorical responses

    Hi folks I posted this in the SPSS section, but its actually more a question about which test to use so I think it belongs here. I'm working...

    Started by COFisher‎, 03-05-2015 10:07 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-05-2015, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  60. Smile Do I have to test normality?

    I have an experiment contains 10 students and 2 experts. I want to test if the average of students evaluation for the 1st question is similar to...

    Started by ger95‎, 03-03-2015 04:11 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 274
    03-03-2015, 10:55 AM Go to last post

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