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The Washington Post provides a flyover view of the barriers at the U.S.-Mexico…Tags: border, satellite imagery, Washington Post...
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As I worked on a wide range of charts recently, I got to thinking about workflow. How does one get from dataset to finished data graphic? This is my process.Tags: workflow...
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Let's work through a practical example to see how asking and answering questions helps guide you towards more focused data graphics.Tags: population, questions...
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Rudy Banerjee writes: I am trying to use the Besag, York & Mollie 1991 (BYM) model to study the sociology of crime and space/time plays a vital role. Since many of the variables and parameters are discrete in nature is it possible to develop a BYM that uses an Integer Auto-regressive (INAR) process instead of […] The post Fitting the Besag, York, and Mollie spatial autoregression model ...
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Check this out! RStudio now has special features for Stan: – Improved, context-aware autocompletion for Stan files and chunks – A document outline, which allows for easy navigation between Stan code blocks – Inline diagnostics, which help to find issues while you develop your Stan model – The ability to interrupt Stan parallel workers launched […] The post Stan develo...
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In my previous post I wrote about a procedure for testing the primality of any number less than : Test for divisibility by all primes up to , and also . (In practice I test for 2 and 5 first, … Continue reading →...
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I’ve been thinking a lot about what to do on this blog. I’m not thrilled about “book reviews,” not that I do those often, because there are a million reviews out there for every single book. No matter how good mine are, they won’t add much to that noise. I’m also not thrilled with the … Continue reading Let’s Get Experimental...
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When you drink bubble tea, ideally you’d like to finish with the same…Tags: boba, simulation...
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Tom Daula points us to this article, “Mortgage-Backed Securities and the Financial Crisis of 2008: A Post Mortem,” by Juan Ospina and Harald Uhlig. Not our usual topic at this blog, but then there’s this bit on page 11: We break down the analysis by market segment defined by loan type (Prime, Alt-A, and Subprime). […] The post The AAA tranche of subprime science, revisited ...
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The New York Times columnist writes: Our political conflict is primarily a rich, white civil war. It’s between privileged progressives and privileged conservatives. You could say that tribalism is the fruit of privilege. People with more stresses in their lives necessarily pay less attention to politics. . . . I’ve had some differences with Brooks […] The post David Brooks discovers ...
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