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DNA-evidence needs statistical back-up

DNA-evidence is often believed to be a damning evidence, which leaves no space for uncertainty. In reality it is very difficult to say to what degree some piece of evidence can support a case against a crime suspect. That's ...

dateJan 11, 2017 in Analytical Chemistry
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Taking statistics to the quantum domain

(Phys.org)—The change point problem is a concept in statistics that pops up in a wide variety of real-world situations, from stock markets to protein folding. The idea is to detect the exact point at which a sudden change ...

dateNov 09, 2016 in Quantum Physics feature
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Should we sample time series more frequently?

A team of statisticians from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton and the Office for National Statistics have been chosen to present a prestigious Read (Discussion) Paper at a plenary session of the Royal Statistical ...

dateSep 07, 2016 in Mathematics
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