Incanter and the GLM

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I read somewhere that the Generalized Linear Model is the “workhorse of statistics” though I cannot seem to find the reference anymore.  The workhorse of statistics is so called because it unifies regression for the exponential family of probability distributions … Read More

Monte Carlo Pi calc

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What is the first app that you code up in a new language that you are learning?  I imagine most people start with the canonical “Hello World” and then move on to their own specific app.  A colleague of mine … Read More

Analytics X Prize

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The Analytics X Prize seeks to reproduce what Netflix did for movie recommendation prediction to crime prediction.  The goal is to predict the proportion of homicides in each of the 47 zip codes in metropolitan Philadelphia.  This kind of prediction … Read More

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