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Statistical thinking for programmers
1.1 Do first babies arrive late?
1.2. A statistical approach 3
1.2 A statistical approach
1.3 The National Survey of Family Growth
1.4. Tables and records 5
1.4 Tables and records
1.5 Significance
1.6 Glossary
2.1 Means and averages
2.2 Variance
2.3 Distributions
2.4 Representing histograms
2.5 Plotting histograms
2.6 Representing PMFs
2.7 Plotting PMFs
2.8 Outliers
2.9 Other visualizations
2.10 Relative risk
2.11 Conditional probability
2.12 Reporting results
2.13 Glossary
Cumulative distribution functions
3.1 The class size paradox
3.2 The limits of PMFs
3.3 Percentiles
3.4. Cumulative distribution functions 29
3.4 Cumulative distribution functions
3.5 Representing CDFs
3.6 Back to the survey data
3.7 Conditional distributions
3.8 Random numbers
3.9 Summary statistics revisited
3.10 Glossary
Continuous distributions
4.1 The exponential distribution
4.2 The Pareto distribution
4.3 The normal distribution
4.4. Normal probability plot 45
4.4 Normal probability plot
4.5 The lognormal distribution
Probability
5.1 Rules of probability
5.2 Monty Hall
5.3 Poincaré
5.4. Another rule of probability 57
5.4 Another rule of probability
5.5 Binomial distribution
5.6 Streaks and hot spots
5.7 Bayes’s theorem
5.8 Glossary
Operations on distributions
6.1 Skewness
6.2 Random Variables
6.3 PDFs
6.4 Convolution
6.6 Central limit theorem
6.7. The distribution framework 75
6.7 The distribution framework
6.8 Glossary
Hypothesis testing
7.1 Testing a difference in means
7.2 Choosing a threshold
7.3 Defining the effect
7.4 Interpreting the result
7.5 Cross-validation
7.6 Reporting Bayesian probabilities
7.7 Chi-square test
7.8 Efficient resampling
7.9 Power
7.10 Glossary
Estimation
8.1 The estimation game
8.2 Guess the variance
8.3 Understanding errors
8.4 Exponential distributions
8.5. Confidence intervals 95
8.5 Confidence intervals
8.6 Bayesian estimation
8.7 Implementing Bayesian estimation
8.8 Censored data
8.9 The locomotive problem
8.10 Glossary
Correlation
9.1 Standard scores
9.2 Covariance
9.3 Correlation
9.4 Making scatterplots in pyplot
9.5 Spearman’s rank correlation
9.6 Least squares fit
9.7 Goodness of fit
9.8 Correlation and Causation
9.9 Glossary
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Probability and Statistics for Programmers

Probability and Statistics for Programmers

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