Articles by T.S. Hauck

Visualizing Unemployment Data

December 3, 2011 | T.S. Hauck

So recently Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Oct. 2011 unemployment data. This is not a discussion of it’s validity nor it’s impact, but it is a post on how to visualize it. This post is also for my posterity, I’ve wanted to be able to do this ... [Read more...]

Predicting Gender

November 28, 2011 | T.S. Hauck

If there are two (can be generalized to n) classes and both follow the same distribution (but with different parameters) it is possible to predict which class an observations comes from. Here I’ll try to predict a sample’s gender based on their height. The distribution of a person’... [Read more...]

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