Stats Stories Schedule

Submitted by Shu-Min Liao on Tuesday, 4/27/2010, at 8:17 AM

Find and share with the class some interesting statistical "stories" (studies/news/jokes/...). Pick up one Friday below and fill your name in STORY TELLER:

DateStory TellerTopic
Feb. 19Hannah MervesEconomics - Freakonomics
Feb. 26Sarah Gelles
Baseball - Regression to the mean 
Mar. 5John D'AngeloBaseball - UZR  
Mar. 23Caris Longoria

Netflix $1 million Challenge  

Links:

Basic article:
http://brainstormtech.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/09/21/box-office-boffo-for-brainiacs-the-netflix-prize/

In depth:
http://www.netflixprize.com/assets/GrandPrize2009_BPC_BellKor.pdf

Mar. 26Maddie Weingarten 
Apr. 2Sam Sperling 
Apr. 9Hannah HamavidUS racial/ethnic disparities in health declines, mortalityUS racial/ethnic disparities in health declines, mortality 
Apr. 16Julian Damashek

Statistics of DNA sequences and evolution

Articles:

http://bioinformatics.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/14/9/817

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=

ArticleURL &_udi=B6WNH-4X24VNP-4&_user=582442&_cover

Date=12%2F31%2F2009&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_sort

=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1297588849&_rerunOrigin

=scholar.google&_acct=C000029699&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid

=582442&md5=305830701e3e21f771e1442755513338

Apr. 23Will LawtonBaseball - Estimating SO & BB %
Apr. 30Caca
 

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