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The truncated Poisson

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A common model for counts data is the Poisson. There are cases however that we only record positive counts, ie there is a truncation of 0. This is the trunca...

Uh!

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Didn’t know this… a data 0 2 4 7+ 25 34 12 5 It’s becoming clear that I have learned R in the most unstructured way…I always do it in two stages :asham...

lme4 stands 4 Linear mixed-effects…

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There is a certain hype about mixed (and random) effects among statistician and analysts. You can show some love to Douglas Bates and Martin Maechler for mai...

What is(n’t) a statistician…

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The minute a statistician steps into the position of the executive who must make decisions and defend them, the statistician ceases to be a statistician.