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What’s the goal of statistics in scientific applications?

1 October 2017 Comments off

the goal [of statistical inference in science] is not to infer highly probable claims (in the formal sense)* but claims which have been highly probed and have passed severe probes

Source: Deborah G. Mayo’s Performance or Probativeness? E.S. Pearson’s Statistical Philosophy | Error Statistics Philosophy

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“a list of possibly predatory publishers” based on Beall’s List

1 September 2017 Comments off

This is a list of possibly predatory publishers. The kernel for this list was extracted from the archive of Beall’s List at web.archive.org. It will be updated as new information or suggested edits are submitted or found by the maintainers of this site.

Source: List of Predatory Publishers | Stop Predatory Journals (accessed 24 August 2017)

Categories: Fragments

“Can You Change Your Bayesian Prior?”

1 July 2017 Comments off
DGM: “Is it legitimate to change one’s prior based on the data?”
DRB:
Sometimes. A subjective Bayesian encountering completely unexpected data changes the prior:
In the philosophy literature, that has been compared to changing the premises of a deductive argument. It has been argued that just as one may revise a premise without abandoning deductive logic as a tool, one may revise a prior without abandoning Bayesian updating as a tool.
Categories: Fragments, model checking

SSC 2017 talk on the misleading nature of false discovery rates

13 June 2017 Comments off
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About the Statomics Lab

2 April 2017 Comments off

The Complexity and Statistics Research Lab was called “The Statomics Lab” until 4 February 2017. The word statomics abbreviates statistical inference and computation in genomics. David Bickel launched the lab in June of 2007 at the Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology.

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Mathematical Reviews

1 November 2015 Comments off
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Meeting: information theory & statistics

22 July 2011 Comments off
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