Category Archives: Theory I should know about

Regression notation

Aaargh.   A A R G H. I like David Freedman’s book on Statistical Modelling.   I like it a lot, and I particularly like the clarity.   It’s very clear that is a population parameter, a fixed but unknown constant (OK, so … Continue reading

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Emerging thoughts on the Poisson as a limit of the Binomial

I am trying to set down some thoughts on the relationship between the Binomial and the Poisson. The specific problem emerges from modelling data where I assume and . The specific problem is that I assume that  and  are correlated in … Continue reading

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