Browsing articles in "Hand writing"

Hand writing: It’s not rocket science

Contributing Editor David Hand explains that while statistics as a field is not impossible, it is often misunderstood: The importance of public understanding of science, and of outreach activities more [ More.. ]

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Hand writing: The Improbability Principle

Contributing Editor David Hand writes: Reading my co-columnist Xiao-Li Meng’s column The XL-Files in the January/February 2015 issue made me realise I hadn’t written a column about The Improbability Principle, [ More.. ]

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Hand writing: On Measuring National Wellbeing

Contributing Editor David Hand writes: How should we measure national wellbeing? The first stage in answering such a question is deciding exactly what it is that we’re talking about. It’s [ More.. ]

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Hand Writing: Solving the Right Problem

Contributing Editor David J. Hand writes: George Box once said “You have a big approximation and a small approximation. The big approximation is your approximation to the problem you want [ More.. ]

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Hand writing: Data, data, everywhere, but let’s just stop and think

Our new Contributing Editor David J. Hand (Imperial College, London) writes his first column, on the subject of Big Data: Surely nobody who has the slightest awareness of what’s going [ More.. ]

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