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Ten Tactics used in the War on Error

Scientists and other theory-driven data analysts focus on eliminating bias and maximizing accuracy so they can find trends and patterns in their data. That’s necessary for any type of data analysis. For statisticians, though, the real enemy in the battle … Continue reading

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Statistics: a Remedy for Football Withdrawal

One thing that makes sports so much fun to follow is the plethora of statistics associated with every player, every game, every team, and every season. Other than government agencies, you won’t find better sources of data to practice on. … Continue reading

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The Right Tool for the Job

Statistics are like power tools. If you know how to use them, they are incredibly valuable and fun to use. They help you do your job better, more thoroughly, and more quickly. But if you are careless, they can cause … Continue reading

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