If you want more info about clustering, I have another post about "Clustering analysis and its implementation in R". Here is the link: http://onetipperday.blogspot.com/2012/04/clustering-analysis-2.html------------Several R functions in this...

If you want more info about clustering, I have another post about "Clustering analysis and its implementation in R". Here is the link: http://onetipperday.blogspot.com/2012/04/clustering-analysis-2.html------------Several R functions in this...

(Contributing blogger Joseph Rickert reports from the Stanford University Statistics Seminar series - ed.) Stanford University is very gracious about letting the general public attend many university events. Yesterday, it caught my eye that Bradley Efron was going to speak on Bayesian inference and the parametric bootstrap at the weekly Statistics seminar. So, since the free shuttle that goes...

The R core team announced today that R 2.13.2 is now available: The byte pixies have rolled up R-2.13.2.tar.gz at 9:00 this morning. This is intended to be the final release of the 2.13 series, for the benefit of those apprehensive of putting 2.14.x into production use. This update fixes a number of minor bugs (for example, pch="." will...

posterior = (likelihood x prior) / integrated likelihoodThe combination of a prior distribution and a likelihood function is utilized to produce a posterior distribution. Incorporating information from both the prior distribution and the likelihood function leads to a reduction in variance and an improved estimator. As n→...