Monthly Archives: September 2013

Entropy in Vocal Technique

One of my favorite hobbies is singing. I never had any talent for it, but through a lot of persistence and study I’ve been able to progress to a level where I’m comfortable calling myself intermediate. As part of this … Continue reading

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No Prior Information

There has been a lot of work done on trying to find uninformative prior distributions that describe complete ignorance. My opinion is the idea of “complete ignorance” isn’t very useful. Jeffreys priors are interesting, and thinking about them can sometimes give … Continue reading

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Cricket Mythbusting: Not-Outs and Averages

I’m reading an academic paper about cricket at the moment, and this came up. “The usual batting average is defined as the total number of runs scored by a batsman (both out and not-out) divided by the number of outs (total … Continue reading

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