Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: statistics

35 bookmarks tagged “statistics

What is A/A Testing, and Why Should Marketers Care?

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Are your A/B testing results entirely accurate? Learn why A/A testing can be beneficial, the pros and cons, and how to avoid false positive test results.

The Tyranny of Metrics by Jerry Z. Muller

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The Tyranny of Metrics book. Read 120 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. How the obsession with quantifying human performance threat...

Violence in Blue | Patrick Ball | Granta Magazine

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‘One-third of all Americans killed by strangers are killed by police.’ Patrick Ball measures the undocumented police killings in the United States.

Scientists rise up against statistical significance

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Valentin Amrhein, Sander Greenland, Blake McShane and more than 800 signatories call for an end to hyped claims and the dismissal of possibly crucial effects.

Same Stats, Different Graphs: Generating Datasets with Varied Appearance and Identical Statistics through Simulated Annealing | Autodesk Research

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These 13 datasets (the Datasaurus, plus 12 others) each have the same summary statistics (x/y mean, x/y standard deviation, and Pearson's correlation) to two decimal places, while being drastically different in appearance. This work describes the technique we developed to create this dataset, and others like it.