Stats + Stories

by The Stats + Stories Team at Miami University

Stats + Stories
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 52
  • Last: 28 Feb 2018
In the Fall of 2012, the election predictions from statistical and mathematical models were celebrated, and the pundits were quaking. We see professional sports management reflecting a *money-balled* analysis that is hoped will generate better informed decisions about personnel. We go to the grocery with rewards cards that are linked to coupons that are tuned to our particular historic purchasing patterns. Is it possible to understand what is going on behind the scenes in these stories? Does it matter how studies are conducted? What numbers can we trust?

Episodes (52)