lördag 12 mars 2016

Statisticians Found One Thing They Can Agree On: It’s Time To Stop Misusing P-Values

From FiveThirtyEight
How many statisticians does it take to ensure at least a 50 percent chance of a disagreement about p-values? According to a tongue-in-cheek assessment by statistician George Cobb of Mount Holyoke College, the answer is two … or one. So it’s no surprise that when the American Statistical Association gathered 26 experts to develop a consensus statement on statistical significance and p-values, the discussion quickly became heated.