decision

  1. T

    decision under loss function, discrete Bayes

    Hi guys, This is my first post here. I am currently enrolled in the Coursera Bayesian Statistics course from Duke University. While I've enjoyed the Statistics with R specialization so far, I think this course is not at the same level as the other ones. In one of the quizzes from the course...
  2. M

    How to analyse a experiment on repellence

    Dear all, I have a fairly simple experiment with a petri dish, some worms and two treatments (water, anti-worm treatment). I segmented the petri dish into 8 sectors and repeated the experiment with 6 dishes in two independed trials. For each experiment some worms will be released in the middle...
  3. rogojel

    Confidence intervals vs. p -value

    Hi, we just had a very interesting discussion about the role of confidence intervals and p values in determining significance and I realised there is a point that is quite unclear to me, so, here is the question: I am considering a simple situation, a two sample proportion test, say. For each...
  4. J

    Help with decision tree when continuous data

    [Solved Myself, Worthless Community] Help with decision tree when continuous data Hello, I have a dataset (y = true/false, x's = combination of binary and continuous data columns, n = 5000) that I am attempting to create a decision tree for. I used an entropy calculation to determine my...