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Is it the most wonderful time of the year?

Jessica Aust Blog, Statistik

Um herauszufinden, wie weihnachtlich die STATWORX Mitarbeiter eingestellt sind, haben wir eine kleine Umfrage zur Weihnachtsvorfreude erstellt. Dabei war es gar nicht so einfach zu entscheiden, wie die Befragten zu Weihnachtstypen zugeordnet werden sollen. Dieser Blogbeitrag zeigt die Bestimmung mittels Summenscore und Clusteranalyse und vergleicht die beiden Lösungen miteinander.

Simulating the bias-variance tradeoff in R

Robin Kraft Blog, Data Science, Statistik

In my last blog post, I have elaborated on the Bagging algorithm and showed its prediction performance via simulation. Here, I want to go into the details on how to simulate the bias and variance of a nonparametric regression fitting method using R. These kinds of questions arise here at STATWORX when developing, for example, new machine learning algorithms or …

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Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Statistics Can Be Romantic Too!

Lea Waniek Blog, Data Science, Statistik

It’s Valentine’s day, making this the most romantic time of the year. But actually, already 2018 was a year full of love here at STATWORX: many of my STATWORX colleagues got engaged. And so we began to wonder – some fearful, some hopeful – who will be next? Therefore, today we’re going to tackle this question in the only true way: with data science!