Although one would think that the basic concepts of statistics should be the same across all sciences, there is an amazing heterogeneity between fields in how statistics is taught and...continue reading.
Author: Florian Hartig
Over at dynamic ecology, Jeremy Fox argues that Technical statistical mistakes are overrated; ecologists (especially students) worry too much about them. Individually and collectively, technical statistical mistakes hardly ever appreciably...continue reading.
This is a somewhat belated introduction of a package that we published on CRAN at the beginning of the year already, but I hadn’t found the time to blog about this earlier....continue reading.
Bayesian model checking via posterior predictive simulations (Bayesian p-values) with the DHARMa package
As I said before, I firmly side with Andrew Gelman (see e.g. here) in that model checking is dangerously neglected in Bayesian practice. The philosophical criticism against “rejecting” models (double-using data...continue reading.