The Kolmogorov-Smirnov (KS) test is a classical statistics technique that can be used to compare a set of observed values with a set of expected values, or compare a set of values with a known distribution. Suppose you have n … Continue reading
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Suppose you have a sample of data, for example a bunch of people’s heights, or maybe the times between arrivals of Web requests to a server. You might want to estimate the underlying probability distribution (PDF) that generated the sample … Continue reading
Whenever I go walking, I like to read every sign I come across. Here are eight more-or-less random things I observed over the past few days. 1. Guaranteed Meat – I saw this package of meat at the Safeway store … Continue reading
Over the Christmas holidays, I did an escape room challenge. It was way more fun than I thought it’d be. I hadn’t even heard of Escape Rooms when I got a gift certificate to one near where I live in … Continue reading
I was taking a deep look at the Akka.NET framework recently. See https://getakka.net/. The Akka.NET framework is an open source library of C# language code intended to help developers to create distributed, asynchronous systems. My exploration made me realize how … Continue reading
Visual Studio now directly supports the Python language. Bottom line: Very nice! Visual Studio is a complex tool that’s used to write programs for Windows systems. The current version is VS2017. The main languages supported by VS2017 are C# and … Continue reading