statistics

Google uses crowdsourcing method to predict flu epidemic

  • SAN FRANCISCO — There is a new common symptom of the flu, in addition to the usual aches, coughs, fevers and sore throats. Turns out a lot of ailing Americans enter phrases like
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Google uses crowdsourcing method to predict flu epidemic

  • SAN FRANCISCO — There is a new common symptom of the flu, in addition to the usual aches, coughs, fevers and sore throats. Turns out a lot of ailing Americans enter phrases like
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High Anxieties: The Mathematics of Chaos

High Anxieties: The Mathematics of Chaos was an ace bbc4 doc that was on last week and shown at just the right time in amidst the economic MELTDOWN that is all around us!! David Malone has put together a film …

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High Anxieties: The Mathematics of Chaos

High Anxieties: The Mathematics of Chaos was an ace bbc4 doc that was on last week and shown at just the right time in amidst the economic MELTDOWN that is all around us!! David Malone has put together a film …

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The Fourth Quadrant: A map of the limits of statistics by Nassim Taleb

RANDOM WALK

RANDOM WALK

“Statistical and applied probabilistic knowledge is the core of knowledge; statistics is what tells you if something is true, false, or merely anecdotal; it is the “logic of science”; it is the instrument of risk-taking; it is the

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The Fourth Quadrant: A map of the limits of statistics by Nassim Taleb

RANDOM WALK

RANDOM WALK

“Statistical and applied probabilistic knowledge is the core of knowledge; statistics is what tells you if something is true, false, or merely anecdotal; it is the “logic of science”; it is the instrument of risk-taking; it is the

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Your Risk of Death Chart

Your Risk of Death

From the Jounal of the National Cancer Institute:

“To make sense of the disease risks they face, people need basic facts about the magnitude of a particular risk and how one risk compares with other risks. …

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Your Risk of Death Chart

Your Risk of Death

From the Jounal of the National Cancer Institute:

“To make sense of the disease risks they face, people need basic facts about the magnitude of a particular risk and how one risk compares with other risks. …

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The World Database of Happiness

World Database of Happiness: A Continuous register of scientific research on subjective appreciation of life” is being created by Ruut Veenhoven at the Erasmus University Rotterdam

It collects all the available information about what makes people happy and …

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The World Database of Happiness

World Database of Happiness: A Continuous register of scientific research on subjective appreciation of life” is being created by Ruut Veenhoven at the Erasmus University Rotterdam

It collects all the available information about what makes people happy and …

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Time Series Forecasting

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A time series analysis projection visualising historical data and extrapolated data of uk birth and death rates taken from the social trends government report.

By analysing the past and using exponential smoothing, an extrapolated prediction can be made using statistical …

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Time Series Forecasting

birthsdeathschart.gif

A time series analysis projection visualising historical data and extrapolated data of uk birth and death rates taken from the social trends government report.

By analysing the past and using exponential smoothing, an extrapolated prediction can be made using statistical …

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