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  1. Chicago Blackhawks passing statistics: An introduction and primerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Second City Hockey

    This post introduces some new passing stats to the Second City Hockey community as well as the man behind them. Hello everyone, my name is Ryan Stimson.

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  2. Eurozone inflation falls further below ECB targetRead the original story

    19 min ago | MarketWatch

    The annual rate of inflation in the eurozone fell further below the European Central Bank's target in September, and to its lowest level since October 2009. The decline is a setback to the ECB which, earlier this month, launched a series of measures designed to boost growth and start to move the inflation rate back toward its goal of just below 2.0%.

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  3. Armenia grappling with increasing divorcesRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Today.Az

    Spokesperson for the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs Anush Danielyan said PM Abrahamyan has tasked the relevant bodies to reveal the reasons behind the growing divorces in Armenia. Danielyan noted that the main issue is to examine the upward tendency in divorce rate in the country.

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  4. [Iws] Ilo: South Africa: Non-Standard Work Arrangements in the Public ...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | IWS Documented News Service

    Its aim is to understand, firstly, the implications of this trend for the decent work objectives and, secondly, to identify appropriate policy responses. In doing so, we have also endeavoured to identify the gender dimension of non-standard work arrangements, and obtain data that is disaggregated by sex.

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  5. California's drought linked to human-caused climate change, say Stanford scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News

    The atmospheric conditions associated with the unprecedented drought currently afflicting California are "very likely" linked to human-caused climate change, Stanford scientists say. In a new study, a team led by Stanford climate scientist Noah Diffenbaugh used a novel combination of computer simulations and statistical techniques to show that a persistent region of high atmospheric pressure hovering over the Pacific Ocean that diverted storms away from California was much more likely to form in the presence of modern greenhouse gas concentrations.

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  6. Kuala Lumpur To Host ISI Regional Statictics ConferenceRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 -- Kuala Lumpur will be hosting the International Statistical Institute Regional Statistics Conference on Nov 16-19 at the Sasana Kijang, Bank Negara. Themed "Statistical Science for a Better Tomorrow", the conference is a platform for policy makers, statisticians and industry players to share their knowledge and insights on how statistical science can contribute to innovation and better decision making, Bank Negara said in a statement.

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  7. Ruminations on Pitching EfficiencyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hardball Times

    We often encounter baseball colloquialisms related to rating players based on their perceived production. "That guy has a great eye at the plate" and "so-and-so plays great defense" are phrases we've all heard more than a few times when sitting in the stands.

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  8. How Should You Build A Portfolio?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    In this recent piece I discussed some of the shortfalls with relying on a mean-variance-optimization technique to build an investment portfolio. In short, MVO relies on too many user-provided inputs to arrive at an accurate "efficient" portfolio for the future.

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  9. U.K. data overhaul shows stronger economyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    The U.K. economy grew at a faster pace than initially thought in the second quarter, according to official estimates Tuesday that incorporate a range of changes to how Britain calculates the size and shape of its economy. The changes, part of a sweeping overhaul of statistical methods across Europe, also show the U.K. had a shallower recession than earlier estimates implied and regained its pre-recession peak sooner.

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  10. Italy's youth unemployment hits new highRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Italy's unemployment rate fell slightly in August, but the youth jobless rate kept rising from the previous month, reaching a new all-time high. The official jobless rate fell to 12.3% in August from 12.6% the previous month, national statistics institute Istat reported Tuesday, citing preliminary seasonally adjusted data.

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  11. Common misconceptions about data analysis and statisticsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Linked Article This article is part of a Virtual Themed Issue on Best Practice in Statistical Reporting.

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  12. A Brief History of Statistical Models for Network Analysis and Open ChallengesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics , Vol. 21, No. 4. , pp. 825-839, doi:10.1080/10618600.2012.738106 Networks are ubiquitous in science.

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  13. Exploiting Multi-Core Architectures for Reduced-Variance Estimation with Intractable LikelihoodsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Many popular statistical models for complex phenomena are intractable, in the sense that the likelihood function cannot easily be evaluated, even up to proportionality.

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  14. SIAM, ACM Honor Software Developers for Large-Scale Scientific Computing ToolkitRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    The prize is being awarded to for their collaborative work in developing the PETSc software package, which has transformed the way large-scale software libraries are developed, supported, and used within the CS&E community. The creation of this innovative and seminal numerical software package provides the scientific and engineering community with robust, efficient, scalable, and extensible tools that are the backbone of numerous high performance applications.

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  15. Italy Aug jobless rate falls to 12.3 percent, but youth unemployment...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | West Australian

    Italy's unemployment rate fell in August to 12.3 percent from 12.6 percent in July but joblessness among young people hit a new record above 44 percent, national statistics bureau ISTAT reported on Tuesday. ISTAT said a net 32,000 jobs were created in August from July and employment was broadly stable from a year earlier.

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  16. Cortex statistics and geometry of neuronal connectivityRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. By means of quantitative analysis of the tissue components in the cortex of the mouse, this book presents an overall picture of the cortical network which is then related to various theories on cortical function.

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  17. Parameter inference and model selection in deterministic and...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | CiteULike

    We consider the problem of selecting deterministic or stochastic models for a biological, ecological, or environmental dynamical process. In most cases, one prefers either deterministic or stochastic models as candidate models based on experience or subjective judgement.

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  18. IPython Interactive Computing and Visualization CookbookRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Safari Books Online

    ... data science, statistics, machine learning, signal and image processing, dynamical systems, and pure and applied mathematics. You can download the example code files for all Packt books you have purchased from your account at ...

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  19. Helping small business benefit from big dataRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    When Gary Davis's wife wanted to start an online subscription knitting business, the UMass Dartmouth professor did what any statistician would do - he began seeking out available data to analyze. "I didn't go looking for big databases, I went out looking for surveys and it turns out there's a group that does surveys on people who knit," Davis, a mathematics professor, said.

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  20. More European "Growth" ShenanigansRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Mises Economics Blog

    Europe got some good news in early June as the EU changed its statistical guidelines on how to compute GDP. Among other changes, expenditures on prostitution and illicit drugs will now be included.

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