Monthly Archive: April 2017
Based on an interesting dataset from the Wall Street Journal I made the above visualization of the median starting salary for US college graduates from different undergraduate institutions (I have...continue reading.
Previously in this series Examining the arc of 100,000 stories I was fascinated by my colleague Julia Silge’s recent blog post on what verbs tend to occur after “he” or...continue reading.
I recently came across a great natural language dataset from Mark Riedel: 112,000 plots of stories downloaded from English language Wikipedia. This includes books, movies, TV episodes, video games- anything...continue reading.
Here is an assortment of R Shiny apps that you may find useful for exploration if you are in the process of learning Shiny and looking for something different. Some...continue reading.
In the previous post (https://statcompute.wordpress.com/2016/11/27/more-about-flexible-frequency-models), I’ve shown how to estimate the double Poisson (DP) regression in R with the gamlss package. The hurdle of estimating DP regression is the calculation...continue reading.
As shown by Fu and Wu in their presentation (https://www.casact.org/education/rpm/2010/handouts/CL1-Fu.pdf), the quantile regression is an appealing approach to model severity measures with high volatilities due to its statistical characteristics, including...continue reading.