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Presidential Elections and Statistical Inference

We use an example of presidential elections to illustrate the reasoning process of statistical inference. The current holder of a political office is called an incumbent. Does being an incumbent give an edge for reelection? The answer seems to be … Continue reading

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A Case of Restaurant Arson and the Reasoning of Statistical Inference

I know of a case of a restaruant owner who was convicted for burning down his restaurant for the purpose of collecting insurance money. It turns out that this case is a good example for introducing the reasoning process of … Continue reading

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