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# Studying random variables with Doob-Martingales

Or “Martingales are awesome!”. In a previous post, we talked about bounds for the deviation of a random variable from … More

# Useful rules of thumb for bounding random variables (Part 2)

In the previous post we looked at Chebyshev’s, Markov’s and Chernoff’s expressions for bounding (under certain conditions) the divergence of … More

# Basic Statistics with Sympathy – Part 3: Make & Plot a simple regression with Sympathy

In our previous post, we briefly explored the plotting capabilities built in Sympathy, and also the enormous flexibility that the … More

# Useful rules of thumb for bounding random variables (Part 1)

In a previous post we were discussing the pros and cons of parametric and non-parametric models, and how they … More