MMarc Hansenadded this to RegressionProbability Building a Bayesian Logistic Regression with Python and PyMC3towardsdatascience.com - Susan Li How likely am I to subscribe a term deposit? Posterior probability, credible interval, odds ratio, WAIC In this post, we will explore using Bayesian …

Towards Data Scienceadded this to Natural Language ProcessingCodes Understanding RNNs by Exampletowardsdatascience.com - David Heffernan One of the toughest tasks of becoming a machine learning practitioner is understanding intuitively the magic behind a model. It’s common to believe …

FlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoMathematical ModelingAlison Mattek on physics and psychology, philosophy, models, explanations, and formalization « Statistical Modeling, Causalcolumbia.edu - statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu I saw your recent blog post on falsifiable claims. For the past couple of years I have been developing a theoretical framework that highlights the …

Pranay Kumaradded this to Data ScienceData ScienceA rise in premature publications among politically engaged researchers may be linked to Trump’s election, study says « Modeling,columbia.edu A couple people pointed me to this news story, “A rise in premature births among Latina women may be linked to Trump’s election, study says,” and the …

FlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoMathematical Modeling Blindfold play and sleepless nights « Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Sciencecolumbia.edu - statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu In Edward Winter’s Chess Explorations there is the following delightful quote from the memoirs of chess player William Winter: Blindfold play I have …

db1imBatmanadded this to MeFlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoData ScienceGigerenzer: “The Bias Bias in Behavioral Economics,” including discussion of political implications « Statistical Modeling,columbia.edu Behavioral economics began with the intention of eliminating the psychological blind spot in rational choice theory and ended up portraying …

FlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoMathematical Modeling Leonard Shecter’s coauthor has passed away. « Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Sciencecolumbia.edu - statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu I don’t really have anything to add here except to agree with Phil that Ball Four is one of the best nonfiction books ever. (And, no, I don’t …

IKITOadded this to Healthy LivingUniversity of Pittsburgh University of Pittsburgh group brings computation and experimentation closer together | EurekAlert! Science Newseurekalert.org The MechMorpho Lab recently published work in PLOS ONE that uses approximate Bayesian computation to help guide experimental approaches PITTSBURGH …

FlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoAusterity “Did Austerity Cause Brexit?” « Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Sciencecolumbia.edu - statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu Do you have an opinion on the soundness of this study by Thiemo Fetzer, Did Austerity Cause Brexit?. The author claims to show that support for …

FlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoNatural History Reproducibility problems in the natural sciences « Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Sciencecolumbia.edu - statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu After reading my news article on the replication crisis, Mikael Wolfe writes: While I’m sure there is a serious issue about replication in social …

mmantu sinhaadded this to IOT-AI-MLFlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoPyTorch PyTorchPipegithub.com - IBM PyTorchPipe (PTP) is a component-oriented framework that facilitates development of computational multi-modal pipelines and comparison of diverse …

Reinforcement Learning Four short links: 1 July 2019oreilly.com - By Nat Torkington • Gen -- general-purpose probabilistic programming system with programmable inference. Julia package described as Gen's flexible modeling and inference …

CCelestialDustadded this to Assorted XData ScienceWhat if that regression-discontinuity paper had only reported local linear model results, and with no graph? « Statisticalcolumbia.edu We had an interesting discussion the other day regarding a regression discontinuity disaster. In my post I shone a light on this fitted model: Most of …

VoxClimate Change Is climate change an “existential threat” — or just a catastrophic one?Vox - Kelsey PiperClimate change, Kamala Harris said during the Democratic debate Thursday night, “represents an existential threat to us as a species.” Fellow presidential candidates Jay Inslee and Elizabeth Warren have

FlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoData ScienceAnnoNLP conference on data coding for natural language processing « Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Socialcolumbia.edu - statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu • Aggregating and analysing crowdsourced annotations for NLP EMNLP Workshop. November 3–4, 2019. Hong Kong. Silviu Paun and Dirk Hovy are co-organizing …

Harshadded this to Analytics & Data ScienceSoftware Development Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms | Blog | Dimensionlessdimensionless.in - Kartik Singh Machine learning paradigm is ruled by a simple theorem known as “No Free Lunch” theorem. According to this, there is no algorithm in ML which will …

FlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoMathematical ModelingI agree it’s a problem but it doesn’t surprise me. It’s pretty random what these tabloids publish, as they get so many «columbia.edu - statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu I’m probably not the only one telling you about this Science story, but just in case. The link points to a new research article reporting a failed …

PPatrick Kelleyadded this to StatisticsFlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoData ScienceCausal inference: I recommend the classical approach in which an observational study is understood in reference to a hypotheticalcolumbia.edu Amy Cohen asked me what I thought of this article, “Control of Confounding and Reporting of Results in Causal Inference Studies: Guidance for Authors …

Daniel Parenteadded this to AI, Cloud, Bigdata And UbiquityFlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoMathematical Modeling Algorithmic bias and social bias « Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Sciencecolumbia.edu The “algorithmic bias” that concerns me is not so much a bias in an algorithm, so much as a social bias resulting from the demand for, and …

KKelly Chudykadded this to [World] PoliticsConservative View Vox: Climate Change is not an existential threat to civilization (like AOC keeps saying)hotair.com - John Sexton Vox published an interesting piece Thursday which actually takes some climate change hysteria being pushed by rival outlet Vice to task. The Vice …

VoxClimate Change Will climate change kill everyone — or just lots and lots of people?Vox - Kelsey PiperIs climate change going to end human civilization for good, and so soon that we may as well not bother saving for retirement? That’s the theory put forward in a recent viral Vice post: “New Report Warns

mmiksmasteradded this to Data AnalyticsStatistics Handling Data with Rmedium.com - Manning Publications From Practical Data Science with R, 2nd Ed. By Nina Zumel and John Mount ___________________________________________________________________ Take 37% …

3314159r2added this to CienciaMachine Learning 5 Ways to Deal with the Lack of Data in Machine Learningkdnuggets.com In many projects I carried out, companies, despite having fantastic AI business ideas, display a tendency to slowly become frustrated when they …

MMichael Thompsonadded this to BayesianPredictions Modeling the Law of Practice in Stanfdabl.github.io - Fabian Dablander Practice makes better. And faster. But what exactly is the relation between practice and reaction time? In this blog post, we will focus on two …

Evans Mehew/FastFulcrum.comadded this to AIR - Artificial Intelligence/RoboticsCoursera Reimagining Drug Design in the Era of AI - MIT Technology ReviewMIT Technology Review Daphne Koller brings to Insitro her many years of experience in machine learning, statistical modeling, computational biology, and computational …

The Hindu Groupadded this to The HinduDelhi Power demand in city crosses 6,000 MWthehindu.com - Staff Reporter Peak power demand in Delhi touched 6,011 MW for the first time this year, on Wednesday. With rising temperature, the amount of power consumed is also …

3314159r2added this to Ciencia Let’s publish everything. « Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Sciencecolumbia.edu The other day someone pointed me to this article by James Kaufman and Vlad Glǎveanu in a psychology journal which begins: How does the current …

Coursera Discover Your Skill Score | Courseracoursera.org - www.coursera.org Test your ability to present data using different types of plots, with different features, and under varying circumstances. Check your ability to …

Roberto C. Moralesadded this to PYTHON, R, STATISTICS AND DATA SCIENCE STUFFFlipboardIcon version of the Flipboard logoData Science Neural nets vs. regression models « Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Sciencecolumbia.edu I have a question concerning papers comparing two broad domains of modeling: neural nets and statistical models. Both terms are catch-alls, within …

Roberto C. Moralesadded this to PYTHON, R, STATISTICS AND DATA SCIENCE STUFFAbortionAbortion attitudes: The polarization is among richer, more educated whites « Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, andcolumbia.edu Abortion has been in the news lately. A journalist asked me something about abortion attitudes and I pointed to a post from a few years ago about …