Posts Tagged ‘Statistics’

Statistics and Probability Background

Statistics: Lecture Notes

Stats: Probability Rules
“I like to use what’s called a joint probability distribution. (Since disjoint means nothing in common, joint is what they have in common — so the values that go on the inside portion of the table are the intersections or “and”s of each pair of events).Marginal” is another word for totalsit’s called marginal because they appear in the margins.”

The UBC Calculus Online Homepage  — short intro

probability density
n. Statistics In both senses also called probability distribution.
1. A function whose integral over a given interval gives the probability that the values of a random variable will fall within the interval.
2. The calculated value of a probability density.

Chain Rule

John Sowa — mathamatical background — some useful presentations on probability and structured representation


Normal Distribution

<a href="“>Standard (Z) Score

Probability Density Function


Statistics – Bayesian Theorem, R, et al

Thomas Bayes and Bayes’s Theorem

An Introduction to Regression Analysis

Recommended survey papers

Data sources/data feeds available as packages in R

Engineering Data Analysis (with R and ggplot2) – a Google Tech Talk given by Hadley Wickham

Machine learning cookbook / reference card / cheatsheet?

The Man Behind the Bayesian Theorem


website of Hadley Wickham

Engineering Data Analysis (with R and ggplot2)

What are good references containing arguments against ?

Bollinger: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: A Trip Through Computational Finance

Healthcare Links


Atul Gawande sits down with H&HN senior editor Matthew Weinstock at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego

Dartmouth Atlas Project

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Kantara Healthcare Identity Assurance Work Group

Getting to know health IT standards

Lots of health data released via Health Indicators Warehouse

Alphabet Soup: A dictionary of HealthIT Acronyms