Category Archives: Statistics

New episode of Rationally Speaking Podcast is out!

New Q & A episode of Rationally Speaking Podcast is out, and it is as good as always! There was one extremely interesting piece of information mentioned this time. Apparently, WWII and consequent Cold War had a huge influence on the surprisingly low interest in Bayesian stats in academia during the recent past. It was due to the fact that statisticians were using this approach for dealing with confidential government assignments, and hence these applications couldn’t be published…