## goalpost mentality .., Advanced Statistics

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#### Negative binomial distribution, Negative binomial distribution is the prob...

Negative binomial distribution is the probability distribution of number of failures, X, before the kth success in the sequence of Bernoulli trials where the probability of succes

#### Generalized additive models, Models which make use of the smoothing techniq...

Models which make use of the smoothing techniques such as locally weighted regression to identify and represent the possible non-linear relationships between the explanatory and th

#### Ehrenberg''s equation, The equation linking the height and weight of the ch...

The equation linking the height and weight of the children between the ages of 5 and 13 and given as follows   here w is the mean weight in kilograms and h the mean height in

#### Empirical likelihood, An approach of using the likelihood as the basis of e...

An approach of using the likelihood as the basis of estimation without the requirement to specify a parametric family for data. Empirical likelihood can be viewed as the example of

#### Correlated failure times, Data which occur when failure period is recorded ...

Data which occur when failure period is recorded which are dependent. Such type of data can arise in number contexts, for instance, in epidemiological cohort studies in which th

#### Explain interim analyses, Interim analyses : An analysis made before the pl...

Interim analyses : An analysis made before the planned end of a clinical trial, typically with the aim of detecting the treatment differences at the early stage and thus preventing

#### Ecological fallacy, The term used when the aggregated data (for instance, a...

The term used when the aggregated data (for instance, aggregated over different areas) are analysed and the results supposed to apply to the relationships at the individual level.

#### Quincunx, Quincunx  is the device used by Galton to illustrate his lecture...

Quincunx  is the device used by Galton to illustrate his lectures, which is shown in the Figure. It had a glass face and a funnel at its top. The shot was passed through funnel an

#### Operation research, Opreation research phase

Opreation research phase

#### Define matching coefficient, Matching coefficient is a similarity coeffici...

Matching coefficient is a similarity coefficient for data consisting of the number of binary variables which is often used in cluster analysis. It can be given as follows    he  