Legos Lightlegos.hashnode.dev·2 hours agoHow to lie with statistics [6] - Darrell HuffThis chapter explores how visual representations, particularly those using images and pictograms, can be manipulated to distort the perception of data. Key Points: Misleading Pictograms: The chapter focuses on how pictograms, which use images to rep...DiscussHow to lie with statistics

Monika Prajapatimonikaprajapati.hashnode.dev·12 hours agoStatistical ModelingThere are two main approaches to analyzing data in statistics: the Data Modeling Culture and the Algorithmic Modeling Culture. Both aim to achieve two primary goals: Prediction: Forecasting responses to future input variables Information: Extractin...Discussstatistical modeling

Legos Lightlegos.hashnode.dev·21 hours agoHow to lie with statistics [5] - Darrell HuffThe chapter discusses how visual representations of data, particularly graphs, can be manipulated to exaggerate or downplay trends, leading to misinterpretations. Key Points: Manipulating the Y-Axis: One common tactic is to manipulate the scale of t...DiscussHow to lie with statistics

Legos Lightlegos.hashnode.dev·21 hours agoHow to lie with statistics [4] - Darrell HuffThis chapter delves into the concept of statistical significance and how it can be misinterpreted or misused to make results seem more important than they actually are. Key Points: Statistical Significance vs. Practical Significance: The chapter emp...Discusshow-to-lie-with-statistics-4-darrell-huff

Anshuman SinhaforBitfusion Dynamics Researchbitfusion.hashnode.dev·Jul 11, 2024Implementation of Statistics in Machine LearningImplementing statistics in machine learning involves using statistical methods to inform model selection, training, evaluation, and interpretation. Here are key points on how statistics can be effectively implemented in machine learning: Descriptive...Discussstatistics

Anshuman SinhaforBitfusion Dynamics Researchbitfusion.hashnode.dev·Jul 10, 2024Statistical Genetics1. Introduction to Statistical Genetics: Definition: Statistical genetics is a field that applies statistical methods to understand the genetic basis of complex traits and diseases. It involves the analysis of genetic data to identify associations b...DiscussGenetics

Legos Lightlegos.hashnode.dev·Jul 10, 2024How to lie with statistics [3] - Darrell HuffThe chapter emphasizes the importance of scrutinizing what is not presented in statistics, as the absence of certain figures can be just as misleading as the presence of manipulated data. Key Points: Incomplete Data: Statistics often omit crucial de...Discussstatistics

Legos Lightlegos.hashnode.dev·Jul 9, 2024How to lie with statistics [2] - Darrell HuffThe chapter discusses how different types of averages: mean, median, and mode can be used to represent the same data but lead to vastly different interpretations. Mean: The arithmetic average, calculated by summing all values and dividing by the num...Discusshow-to-lie-with-statistics-darrell-huff-2

Legos Lightlegos.hashnode.dev·Jul 9, 2024How to lie with statistics [1] - Darrell HuffThis chapter dives into the concept of sample bias, illustrating how a seemingly impressive statistic can be misleading due to the way the sample is selected. Some of the key points: The Misleading Average: The chapter opens with a noted on the Time...Discussstatistics

Niladri Dasniladridas.hashnode.dev·Jun 30, 2024How to Create Datasets: A Data Science GuideAs a data scientist, one of the most crucial steps in any project is generating a high-quality dataset. A dataset is the foundation of any machine learning model, and its quality can make or break the accuracy of the model. In this blog post, we'll e...Discuss·87 readsProbability Theory