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1. ### Chance performance in a binary response task

im getting cohen' kappa vibes...
2. ### Hi everyone!

Welcome to the forum!
3. ### Quantitative, inductive survey analysis?

you could use the pearson correlation, invented by the great eugenicist, and sometimes statistician karl pearson.
4. ### Interpretation R-square in path analysis

sorry, can you change the question then so they align better. thanks.
5. ### Median in R

sorry I meant no 'r' in medians sorry for the miscomunication.
6. ### Interpretation R-square in path analysis

r squared is best when it is close to 1. Remember "close to one, time for fun; close to zero, Robert deniro"
7. ### Median in R

r doesn't have medians.
8. ### Am I WRONG or is "STATISTICS WRONG"?!

try a box plot.
9. ### Special distribution

thanks katxt ill check it out.
10. ### Statistics Poetry

Ill take a dump upon a stump ill take a leak beside a creek one thing i won't do anywhere is run a yates-corrected chi-square.

j = i + 1
12. ### Stats Basterds

Essay Idea: "Biostatistics: Eugenic's gift to modern science".

no problem-o
14. ### Stats Basterds

oh fine. have it your way. So we'll add everyone born before 1972 to the stats bastards list, on suspicion of racist associations or existing in a general millieu of racism. So far the list: Stats Basterds: 1) The alleged peter-peeper at Tufts. 2) Statisticians born before 1972 3) Spunky...
15. ### Stats Basterds

well i mean eugenics is bad, but the fact that they studied eugenics is just a product of their times.
16. ### Stats Basterds

eugenics is not really that bad. they studied eugenics for the same reason I study covid, research funding. Statisticians will do anything for a little research funding, nothing has changed in that respect. RA fisher is disagreeable, but thats also par for the course. Im thinking more like...
17. ### Stats Basterds

i was listening to podcast 'behind the bastards' got to thinking if there are any statisticians who were known bastards but contributed alot to stats theory. I mean reeeeeeeeeeeeal bastards, though, not just through modern eyes.
18. ### Can random effect only model positive correlations?

same way, but exclude one of the categories: 2______3545.666______0.29__________________novel male 2______8570.965______0.71__________________previous partner the estimate for the excluded category is jest 1 - the other one, ain't it. see its technically a negative correlation between these...
19. ### Can random effect only model positive correlations?

i think the issue is that you can't have a linear dependance amongst the three outcomes, in this case proportion of time. same as a chi-square only has p-1 degrees of freedom.
20. ### Determining stats based on "activity"

has the ring of 'catch effort' estimation. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1572312706000189#:~:text=In%20particular%2C%20in%20the%20catch,fixed%20number%20of%20repeated%20surveys. except the 'catch' is observing the bird and effort is time spent observing. or that has...