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Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct?
A senselessly eclectic melange of items in the Bayes/Frequentist space, for practical and theoretical settings, with a dash of oddball logic thrown in to keep things thoroughly off-balance.
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Frequentism: the art of probably answering the wrong question

Frequentism: the art of probably answering the wrong question | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
Popped into the office for a spot of lunch in between induction events and discovered that Jon Butterworth has posted an item on his Grauniad blog about how particle physicists use statistics, and ...
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A Speck in the Sea

A Speck in the Sea | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
John Aldridge fell overboard in the middle of the night, 40 miles from shore, and the Coast Guard was looking in the wrong place. How did he survive?
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Frequentist German Tank Problem | (R news & tutorials) - R-bloggers

Frequentist German Tank Problem | (R news & tutorials) - R-bloggers | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
The German Tank Problem: The Frequentist Way Many things are given a serial number and often that serial number, logically, starts at 1 and for each new unit is.
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
How did I not see this earlier? Do not try the Bayesian drinking game at home. http://t.co/hvOZxT6rWp http://t.co/VPCAGnxfSI
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"When Bayesian Inference Shatters" Owhadi, Scovel, and Sullivan (guest post)

"When Bayesian Inference Shatters" Owhadi, Scovel, and Sullivan (guest post) | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
I'm extremely grateful to Drs. Owhadi, Scovel and Sullivan for replying to my request for "a plain Jane" explication of their interesting paper, “When Bayesian Inference Shatters”, and especially f...
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Examples of Bayesian and frequentist approach giving different answers

ANSWER: I believe this paper provides a more purposeful sense of the trade-offs in actual applications between the two. (#fact: Examples...
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The Frequentist Fallacy - Geddes

The Frequentist Fallacy - Geddes | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
It is tempting to linearly extrapolate the past of networks into the future – be it for any individual network, or of networks collectively. This is a dangerous assumption, as it is not grounded in the actuality of network behaviour.
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Comedy Hour at the Bayesian Retreat: P-values versus Posteriors

Comedy Hour at the Bayesian Retreat: P-values versus Posteriors | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
The natural follow-up question to my last blog post is: What happens when numbers disagree across different philosophies?  Since it’s Saturday night let’s listen in to one of the comedy hours at th...
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Agile A/B testing with Bayesian Statistics and Python

Agile A/B testing with Bayesian Statistics and Python | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
Agile A/B testing with Bayesian Statistics and Python http://t.co/1J7ip8Jnv5 via @bayesianwitch
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GTO-6-01: Bayesian Games: Taste 2014

لقد أنشأت هذا الفيديو باستخدام محرر فيديو YouTube‏ (http://www.youtube.com/editor)
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Advances in scalable Bayesian computation [day #1]

Advances in scalable Bayesian computation [day #1] | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
This was the first day of our workshop Advances in Scalable Bayesian Computation and it sounded like the "main" theme was probabilistic programming, in tune with my book review posted this morning....
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Advances in scalable Bayesian computation [day #2]

Advances in scalable Bayesian computation [day #2] | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
And here is the second day of our workshop Advances in Scalable Bayesian Computation gone! This time, it sounded like the "main" theme was about brains... In fact, Simon Barthelmé's research origin...
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Bayesian analysis and sports betting

Bayesian analysis and sports betting | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
 How Bayesian analysis can help your betting (Looking to make accurate predictions for betting?
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Simple Bayes Calculator

Simple Bayes Calculator | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
This calculator allows you to enter your own numbers to perform simple Bayesian updating of an hypothesis in the light of new evidence.   There are plenty of simple calculators like this elsewhere...
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A Sound You Can't Unhear (And What It Says About Your Brain)

A Sound You Can't Unhear (And What It Says About Your Brain) | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
Feel your brain at work as it transforms gibberish into an intelligible sentence (bayesian braaainss http://t.co/Dg0PcPgmdN)
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[1008.1635] A Bayesian Foundation for Physical Theories

RT @dyokomizo: @psnively I think you'll like this one: "A Bayesian Foundation for Physical Theories" http://t.co/W5dnHLQBT5
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Network Security Solutions - Networking Performance Optimization

Network Security Solutions - Networking Performance Optimization | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
Juniper Networks offers high-performance network solutions that help service providers, enterprises, and public sector organizations create value and accelerate business success.
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Nate Silver’s New Science Writer Ignores The Data On Climate Science

Nate Silver’s New Science Writer Ignores The Data On Climate Science | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
The highly anticipated data-driven news site FiveThirtyEight launched Monday, with a controversial pick covering science issues.
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Can A 250-Year-Old Mathematical Theorem Find A Missing Plane?

Can A 250-Year-Old Mathematical Theorem Find A Missing Plane? | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
As one scientist puts it, Bayes' theorem, developed by a Presbyterian minister, isn't clouded by emotion, so it can be revelatory — and may be the best hope of finding Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. (RT @EllieAsksWhy: .@psnively You'll love this.
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p-value weirdness in a world of big data

p-value weirdness in a world of big data | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
I thought this Tim Harford piece, on the seduction of so-called Big Data and the notion of post-theory, was really good. Harford makes several important points about the ways in which Big Data enth...
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Autodesk CEO 'debunks the hype' on 3D printing, says industrial 3D printing is the real revolution

Autodesk CEO 'debunks the hype' on 3D printing, says industrial 3D printing is the real revolution | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
Autodesk, the largest producer of 3D modeling software, says improvements in software, machinery, and material science are driving an exciting new era in manufacturing.
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Postdoc with Huffpost Pollster to do Bayesian poll tracking - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science

Mark Blumenthal writes: HuffPost Pollster has an immediate opening for a social and data scientist to join us full time, preferably in our Washington D.C.
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Significance tests and frequentist principles of evidence: Phil6334 Day #6

Significance tests and frequentist principles of evidence: Phil6334 Day #6 | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
Slides (2 sets) from Phil 6334 2/27/14 class (Day#6). D. Mayo: "Frequentist Statistics as a Theory of Inductive Inference" A.
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MAP or mean?! | Xi'an's Og

MAP or mean?! | Xi'an's Og | Statistics- Bayes or Frequentist? Induct, Deduct or Abduct? | Scoop.it
... that I (also) read in the plane to Montréal, even though I do not share the concern that we should pick between those two estimators (only or at all), since what matters is the posterior distribution and the use one makes of it.
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