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How to pick up 3 numbers from a uniform distribution in a transparent manner?

Over in my previous post, I’m giving away 3 copies of my video course on ggplot2 and shiny. To win a copy, you just need to leave a comment and I will select 3 winners among the n participants at … Continue reading

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Winning from losing

By following twitter’s #rstats hashtag (rss feed), I recently came across a very interesting R-related blog: datanalytics.com. The first post I read from it was about setting up an on-line reading group to go through the excellent “The Elements of … Continue reading

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Match Point

The solution of the latest Futility Closet puzzle left me a bit unsatisfied. I understand that the blog usually doesn’t use formulae but in this case, I found the explanation given uncharacteristically hand-wavy. The problem itself is not difficult and … Continue reading

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