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I’ve been an editor of JSS for the last few years, and as a result I tend to get email from people asking me about publishing papers describing R packages in JSS. So for all those wondering, here are some general comments. JSS prefers to publish papers about packages where the package is on CRAN and has been there long enough to have matured (i.e., obvious bugs ironed out and a few active users)...
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As much as I try to avoid the primary/secondary education debates, I'd feel remiss if I didn't pass along two of the pieces from this morning's Web:1) California teacher Fawn Nguyen interviewed by Cathy O'Neil on Common Core:http://mathbabe.org/2014/04/23/interview-with-a-high-school-math-teacher-on-the-common-core/2) Grant Wiggins on "conceptual understanding" (longread +comments):http://grantwig...
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My data point turned six months recently. It was a fast six months, and it was a slow six months. …...
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Someone wrote in: We are about to conduct a voting list experiment. We came across your comment recommending that each item be removed from the list. Would greatly appreciate it if you take a few minutes to spell out your recommendation in a little more detail. In particular: (a) Why are you “uneasy” about list […]The post Thinking of doing a list experiment? Here’s a list...
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E. J. Wagenmakers writes: Remember I briefly talked to you about the subjective assessment of evidence? Together with Richard Morey and myself, Annelies Bartlema created a short questionnaire that can be done online. There are five scenarios and it does not take more than 5 minutes to complete. So far we have collected responses from […]The post A short questionnaire regarding the subjective...
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Math comes in handy for answering questions about a variety of topics, from calculating the cost-effectiveness of fuel sources and determining the best regions to build high-speed rail to predicting the spread of disease and assessing roller coasters on the basis of their "thrill" factor. How does math do all that?...
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Jordan Ellenberg offers an observation on why mathematicians (generally) are NOT sociopaths (unlike, perhaps, investment bankers ;-):http://quomodocumque.wordpress.com/2014/04/22/why-arent-math-professors-sociopaths/Meanwhile, possibly on the opposite end of the spectrum, is Jason Padgett's story, which I've reported here previously -- an individual with "acquired" savant syndrome, which appeared ...
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We heard a little bit about The Upshot last month. Now we get to see it. From editor David Leonhardt …...
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My article on whether we can trust airfare prediction models is published today at FiveThirtyEight, the new data journalism venture launched by Nate Silver after he moved to ESPN. This topic was originally conceived as a chapter of Numbersense (link) but I dropped it. As I have noted in my review of Nate Silver's book, he has a keen interest in evaluating predictions, and not surprisingly, he enco...
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Movoto mapped music preference for various genres, across the United States. We calculated musical taste scores using data from the …...
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