Monthly Archives: August 2011

Stats Tip #4: Make Use of Unparametric Tests

In statistical hypothesis testing, you often have the choice between tests that assume a certain distribution of the underlying data and tests that don’t make these assumptions.  For example, when evaluating a drug trial, you can choose between, e.g., the … Continue reading

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Stats Tip #3: Bonferroni? No Thanks, I Don’t Like Pasta!

Ravioli, Spaghetti, Bonferroni, Canneloni, Lasagna. All delicious products made from semola di grano duro. Add tomato sauce, put some grana on top, serve with Chianti. (Or Teroldego if, like me, you’ve spent some time in the Trentino.) Mjam!

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