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How to combine statistical methods

29 August 2012 1 comment

D. R. Bickel, “Game-theoretic probability combination with applications to resolving conflicts between statistical methods,” International Journal of Approximate Reasoning 53, 880-891 (2012). Full article | 2011 preprint | Slides | Simple explanation

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This paper proposes both a novel solution to the problem of combining probability distributions and a framework for using the new method to combine the results of differing statistical methods that may legitimately be used to analyze the same data set. While the paper emphasizes theoretical development, it is motivated by the need to combine two conflicting estimators of the probability of differential gene expression.

Information-theoretic analysis of -omics data

6 December 2008 Leave a comment

Information-theoretic analysis of -omics data

To view the slides and plots of the lecture “Information-theoretic analysis of -omics data,” delivered 17 November 2008 in BIO 5106 (BIOL 5506) Bioinformatics, follow this link and select “Download.” The slides are also available separately.

Corrected 16 January 2009.

License: Attribution Non-commercial.

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