I’m an assistant teaching professor of Statistics & Data Science at Carnegie Mellon University. I work on statistical models to understand and predict where crimes occur, while also helping lead the Teaching Statistics Group study how students learn statistics and how we can teach better.
You should read my book Statistics Done Wrong, the woefully complete guide to the many ways that statistics is abused in science. Now available in print, published by No Starch Press!
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You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or find me in my office, Baker 232K.
I keep extensive online notebooks on random topics of interest to me. Some recent updates:
Statistical programming languages – February 11, 2020
Film – February 9, 2020
Item response theory – January 31, 2020
Wildfire prediction – January 30, 2020
Think-aloud interviews – November 6, 2019
Textbooks – November 6, 2019
Interpretable and explainable models – November 6, 2019
Regression – November 2, 2019
Mutually exciting point processes – November 2, 2019
Pedagogy – October 6, 2019
…and a bunch more.
Recent posts from the refsmmat report:
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- ScienceForums.net, one of the world’s largest online discussion forums focused on science and science news.
- The Regressomatic, an interactive demonstration of linear regression diagnostics.
- madman, a Python-based Mad Libs generator that uses Markov chains to generate rather alarming texts. Provide a perfectly sensible text file and madman makes it less sensible.
- seuss, a Python-based poetry generator that uses Markov chains to create humorous and surprising poems.