Mediant Fractions - Simpson Paradox

Mediant Fractions - Simpson Paradox

Simpson's paradox

Simpson's paradox

Statistics are persuasive. So much so that people, organizations, and whole countries base some of their most important decisions on organized data. But any set of statistics might have something lurking inside it that can turn the results completely upside down. Mark Liddell investigates Simpson’s paradox.

Statistics are persuasive. So much so that people, organizations, and whole countries base some of their most important decisions on organized data. But any set of statistics might have something lurking inside it that can turn the results completely upside down. Mark Liddell investigates Simpson’s paradox.

Simpson's Paradox - Less Wrong

Simpson's Paradox - Less Wrong

Simpson paradox http://vudlab.com/simpsons/

Simpson paradox http://vudlab.com/simpsons/

statpics: Simpson's Paradox

statpics: Simpson's Paradox

Simpson's Paradox - multiple linked visualizations

Simpson's Paradox - multiple linked visualizations

Simpson's paradox -- "A trend appears in different groups of data but disappears or reverses when these groups are combined."

Simpson's paradox -- "A trend appears in different groups of data but disappears or reverses when these groups are combined."

Fun with Simpson's Paradox: Simulating Confounders

Fun with Simpson's Paradox: Simulating Confounders

MEDIAN Don Steward mathematics teaching: Simpson's paradox (ii)

MEDIAN Don Steward mathematics teaching: Simpson's paradox (ii)

Take this morality quiz.  There are no right or wrong answers.  Just asks questions related to morals and where you stand.  Very interesting.

Take this morality quiz. There are no right or wrong answers. Just asks questions related to morals and where you stand. Very interesting.

Simpson's Paradox (A.K.A. Yule-Simpson Effect) Throw Pillows #simpsonsparadox #yule-simpson #effect #statistics #stats #throwpillow #graph #statistician #statistical #paradox #geek #attitude #wordsandunwords Here's a throw pillow featuring the Simpson's Paradox, a paradox in which a correlation present in different groups is reversed when the groups are combined.

Simpson's Paradox (A.K.A. Yule-Simpson Effect) Throw Pillows #simpsonsparadox #yule-simpson #effect #statistics #stats #throwpillow #graph #statistician #statistical #paradox #geek #attitude #wordsandunwords Here's a throw pillow featuring the Simpson's Paradox, a paradox in which a correlation present in different groups is reversed when the groups are combined.

Simpson's Paradox

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Simpson's Paradox  "7 Common Biases That Skew Big Data Results" by InformationWeek (Image: Geralt via Pixabay)

Simpson's Paradox "7 Common Biases That Skew Big Data Results" by InformationWeek (Image: Geralt via Pixabay)

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