Everybody”s Gonna Have a Number

This month I’m going to take a break from statistical methods and focus, instead, on a particular statistic: citation counts. Recently I discovered Google Scholar Citations, and I was blown away. Introduced in November 2011, this web-based service has the potential to revolutionize the counting of citations to individual persons and their published works. And […]

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Why You Probably Need More Imputations Than You Think

Over the last decade, multiple imputation has rapidly become one of the most widely-used methods for handling missing data. However, one of the big uncertainties about the practice of multiple imputation is how many imputed data sets are needed to get good results. In this post, I’ll summarize what I know about this issue. Bottom […]

Categories: Big Data


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