I am working on the second edition of Think Stats, adding chapters on some topics that didn't make it into the first edition, including survival analysis. Here is the draft of the new chapter; this post contains some of the highlights.Survival an...

This week's post has more math than most, so I wrote in it LaTeX and translated it to HTML using HeVeA. Some of the formulas are not as pretty as they could be. If you prefer, you can read this article in PDF. Abstract: My two favorite topics in probability and statistics are Bayes’s theorem and logistic regression. Because there are similarities between them, I have always assumed that there…