Blog posts tagged "history".

Survivorship Bias and Understanding Your Data

In this post I'd like to share one of my favourite statistics-related stories. It is a story with a message that in hindsight seems so obvious, yet for many is not clear at the beginning. It is also a good reminder for all of us to check our assumptions when asking questions and to check if our conclusions match the scenarios we find ourselves in.

Written: June 2, 2021

Tags: statistics, mathematics, history

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