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Pennsylvania is considering the use of risk assessment — the chances that someone will commit a crime in the future — in criminal sentencing. Risk assessment is already used in…Tags: crime, FiveThirtyEight, Marshall Project, simulation, uncertainty...
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Lukasz Piwek is chipping away at a collection of Tufte-style charts using R, along with the code snippets. Fittingly, the project is called Tufte in R. The Tufte stuff is…Tags: custom, Edward Tufte, R...
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Commenters on this blog sometimes tell me not to waste so much time talking about plagiarism. And in the grand scheme of things, what could be more trivial than plagiarism in an obscure German book of chess anecdotes? Yet this is what I have come to talk with you about today. As usual, I will […] The post The plagiarist next door strikes back: Different standards of plagiarism in different ...
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Mon: The plagiarist next door strikes back: Different standards of plagiarism in different communities Tues: Pro Publica’s new Surgeon Scorecards Wed: How Hamiltonian Monte Carlo works Thurs: When does Bayes do the job? Fri: Here’s a theoretical research project for you Sat: Classifying causes of death using “verbal autopsies” Sun: All hail Lord Spiegelhalter! The post On deck this wee...
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I (Bob) will be presenting an overview of (R)Stan at the Ann Arbor R User Group meetup this Wednesday night (5 August 2015) at 7 PM. To see the abstract and register to attend: RStan: Statistical Modeling Made Easy with Bob Carpenter Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015, 7:00 PM Barracuda Networks317 Maynard St Ann Arbor, MI […] The post Stan Meetup Talk in Ann Arbor this Wednesday (5 Aug 2015) appeared f...
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It's like working with a bunch of tiny dots, and oh look, patterns.Tags: GeoTiff, R...
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This series discusses the strategies on graphing different functions particularly linear, quadratic, and rational functions. Curve Sketching 1 is a discussion of the four strategies in graphing linear functions. This includes two points, slope and intercept, translation, and x and y intercepts. Curve Sketching 2 is a discussion about sketching the graph of quadratic functions. […]Math and Mu...
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On Thursday Aug 6 there will be Republican debate among 10 of the 17 (yes 17) candidates for the republican nomination.1) There are 17 candidates. Here is how I remember them: I think of the map of the US and go down the east coast, then over to Texas then up.  That only works for the candidates that are or were Senators or Govenors.  I THEN listthe outsiders.  Hence my order is (li...
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The Washington Post mapped power plants in the United States by type and capacity in megawatts. Color indicates the former, and bubble size indicates the latter. There are a lot…Tags: electricity, Washington Post...
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