Blog Archives

Using nls in place of the delta method

March 22, 2014
By

This was originally posted at Point Mass Prior and features MathML. If you’re viewing from StatsBlogs the math probably won’t show up properly and it would be beneficial to view the post here. It’s been a while since my last post which was on using the delta method in R with a specific application to finding the ‘x’ value that corresponds to the maximum/minimum value in a quadratic regression. This…

Read more »

Using the delta method

February 9, 2013
By
Using the delta method

This was originally posted at Point Mass Prior and features MathML. If you’re viewing from StatsBlogs the math probably won’t show up properly and it would be beneficial to view the post here Somebody recently asked me about the delta method and specifically the deltamethod function in the msm package. I thought I would write about that and so to motivate this we’ll look at an example. The example we’ll…

Read more »

An election puzzle

November 12, 2012
By

John Jackson and Jack Johnson were going head to head in a mayoral race. Ultimately John Jackson obtained 300 votes and Jack Johnson obtained 200 votes. While counting the votes they announced after each vote what the current results were. For example...

Read more »

Using Jekyll and Mathjax

October 9, 2012
By

To get Mathjax support the easiest thing to do is to add the following to _include/themes/yourtheme/default.html where “yourtheme” is whichever theme you’re currently using. <script type="text/javascript" src="http://cdn.mathjax.org/mathjax/latest/MathJax.js?config=TeX-AMS-MML_HTMLorMML"> </script> I’m sure there is a better way to do this so that you don’t need to add this whenever you change themes but this is working for me for the time being. However using Maruku (the default markdown rendering engine with Jekyll)…

Read more »

printR

October 7, 2012
By

As my first actual post on this new blog I thought I would do something very silly and pointless. What better way to start off a new adventure than to write some very obfuscated code. The following is a mess and it is meant to be that way. To be ho...

Read more »


Subscribe

Email:

  Subscribe