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A random variable X follows a certain distribution. Now say I multiply the random variable X by a constant a. Does...
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A universal Turing machine is up to a log factor slower than the TM it's trying to simulate. What is the slowdown...
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Hi. Can somebody recommend a good book (advanced level) dealing with applications of cross correlation functions?...
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Hi, I have sent this question a couple of days ago, but it seems that its latex form had problem. So, I decide to...
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(I asked this question in the Stack Exchange statistics forum, but didn't get anything that was helpful to me.) I'm...
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I'm having a bit of trouble understanding why the principle of induction is included as one of Peano's axioms. It...
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I made up some stats because I don't have a source of such data, and I'm looking to find out whether they're plausible...
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Hi everyone, very excited to be here and this my first post. I have a question about data fitting by using least...
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Hey, Not sure if this is the right section to post this but ... I have a graph for which im supposed to fit two...
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I am asked to write a report on "How Many Clusters? Which Clustering Method? Answers Via Model-Based Cluster Analysis"...
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Hi, Can a few of you please review the approach I plan to take for obvious errors? I have 50 subjects and each...
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Hello, Would anyone be-able to recommend a good, easy to read article which outlines MMSE and its derivation. ...
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I have a list of chemicals, their assay test results, and a binomial column of whether or not the assay test result...
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(here I use "A" for the universal quantifier, "E" for the existential quantifier, and "e" to indicate elementhood) ...
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I've been told that their exists no perfect mathematical method of obtaining a line of best fit from a population of...
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I am trying to reproduce the results of a colleague and I am having difficulty understanding how to find a PDF of a...
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This is a question posed by NASA astrobiologist Chris McKay (who wants to put life together back from its pieces), who...
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1. There are 5 red chips and 3 blue chips in a bowl. The red chips are numbered 1,2,3,4,5 resp and the blue chips are...
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I read online, that if you have a deck of 60 cards, and you must draw seven, the probability of getting a specific...
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I believe that Fibonacci primes are infinite. Currently there is no proof that there is an infinite number of...
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Given the following : 1)\forall x\forall y\forall z G(F(F(x,y),z),F(x,F(y,z))) 2)\forall xG(F(x,c),x) ...
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Let f(x) be the mean of five numbers: 4, 5, 7, 9 and x. Let g(x) be the median of the same numbers. For how many...
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I don't know much about this P vs NP debate at all but what happens if they assume P = NP or P=/=NP? What does it mean...
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In the course of proving that \sqrt{3} is irrational, I had another question pop up. To prove that \sqrt{3} is...
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Hi everyone, I have a feeling the following property is true but I can't find it stated in any textbook/online...
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I'm not sure if this question has any sense. Either way, hopefully someone can help me see either the right question...
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I'm working through Koosis: Statistics: A Self Teaching Guide, 4th edition. In Chapter 5, Koosis describes how to use...
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How to prove that 'every totally ordered set X contains a cofinal well-ordered subset'? I'm reading Halmos's Navie...
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Hello, I would like to ask a question that is related to the inductive hypothesis with Asymptotic notation. ...
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Hi folks :smile: I have an experiment in which I take an image of a flame. I then run a software routine that...
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Well, just as I thought I'd got the hang of this... Koosis: Statistics: A Self-Teaching Guide, 4th ed., ...
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I've been trying to find the solution to the following problem but it's evaded me thus far. Take the classic one...
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- Haim Permuter: Mathematical methods in communication: Lecture 1 (PDF notes). What is the domain of X, and what is...
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Given a number representing information entropy in some base, is there a well-defined way to convert this to the...
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Hi, I was trying to understand coproduct and product as defined in category theory from the website ...
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Hi , This is not a hw problem as I have long passed out of college. I was trying to understand why or where would...
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What's the difference? How are empirical and theoretical probability defined in general? If some people use the terms...
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Consider an ARCH(1) model: Xt = σtZt, where Zt~ i.i.d. N(0,1) σt2 = w0 + w1 Xt-12 Find (i) E(Xt) and (ii) the...
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Stephen Tashi
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Koosis: Statistics..., 4th ed., p. 177: The given answer is yes. "You must be prepared to assumed the...
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Stephen Tashi
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Let me start by saying I'm an amateur insofar as I took one propositional logic course in college and have self-taught...
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