Category: Statistics

biased sample!

A chance occurrence led me to this thread on R-devel about R sample function generating a bias by taking the integer part of the continuous uniform generator… And then to...continue reading.

chance call for book reviewers

Since I have been unable to find local reviewers for my CHANCE review column of the above recent CRC Press books, namely Bayesian Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Treatments, Moreno et...continue reading.

Binning with Weights

After working on the MOB package, I received requests from multiple users if I can write a binning function that takes the weighting scheme into consideration. It is a legitimate...continue reading.

Le Monde puzzle [#1092]

A Latin square Le Monde mathematical puzzle that I found rather dreary: A hidden 3×3 board contains all numbers from 1 to 9. Anselm wants to guess the board and...continue reading.