Forecasters are often met with skepticism. Almost every time
I tell someone that I work in forecasting, they say something about...
1 replies - 2574 views - 09/19/12 by Rob J Hyndman in Articles
A common idea in statistics is that if we don't know something, and we use an estimator of that something (instead of the true value) then there will be some...
0 replies - 2531 views - 09/18/12 by Arthur Charpentier in Articles
A couple of days ago, on Twitter, @alung
mentioned an article I wrote (in French) about open data,
explaining how difficult it was to get access to data...
0 replies - 2178 views - 09/12/12 by Arthur Charpentier in Articles
Another post about the R-squared coefficient, and about why, after
some years teaching econometrics, I still hate when students ask
questions about it....
0 replies - 8002 views - 09/08/12 by Arthur Charpentier in Articles
When statisticians analyze data, they don’t just look at the data
you bring to them. They also consider hypothetical data that you could
have brought. In...
0 replies - 3514 views - 09/07/12 by John Cook in Articles
R is a language for statistical computing. In a world of big data and scientific approaches to startup ideas, you can have the advantage of a tool in your box...
0 replies - 6826 views - 02/02/12 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles
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A recent survey naming popular open source pacakges within enterprises has a fair number of Java libraries with Hibernate and Struts topping the list.
0 replies - 2091 views - 01/26/08 by Al Sutton in News
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