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Jeremy Zhang Jeremy Zhang
Updated on January 17, 2024

Importance Sampling Explained

Importance sampling is an approximation method that uses a mathematical transformation to take the average of all samples to estimate an expectation. Here’s how to do it.   

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Terence Shin Terence Shin
Updated on December 21, 2023

Statistical Bias: 6 Types of Bias in Statistics

Statistical bias is when a model or statistic is unrepresentative of the population. There are six main types of bias in statistics.

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Anthony Corbo Anthony Corbo
Updated on November 07, 2023

What Is Inferential Statistics?

Inferential statistics is the practice of using sampled data to draw conclusions or make predictions about a larger sample data sample or population.

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Jørgen Veisdal Jørgen Veisdal
Updated on October 09, 2023

The Pigeonhole Principle Explained

The pigeonhole principle states that if n items are put into m containers, with n > m, then at least one container must contain more than one item.

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Niklas Donges Niklas Donges
Updated on March 15, 2023

Intro to Descriptive Statistics for Machine Learning

What you need to know to get started with descriptive statistical analysis.

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Sara A. Metwalli Sara A. Metwalli
Updated on March 15, 2023

4 Probability Distributions Every Data Scientist Needs to Know

If you’re just getting started on your journey toward becoming a data scientist, these are the 4 most common distributions you’ll encounter.