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Where can I bulk-download NBA box scores and stats?

I'm looking for every box score my favorite NBA team played in for this year and last. Where can I go to download this data? [more inside]
posted by antonymous on Dec 5, 2013 - 3 answers

Statistics for approval correlating demographic variable?

How do I use SPSS to analyze a range of approval ratings which vary by participant and correlate the skew to one demographic variable? [more inside]
posted by lettuchi on Nov 25, 2013 - 3 answers

Career Development Suggestions for making sense of and displaying data

I currently work for a growing company doing various social media marketing for small businesses. I have been finding that I receive a lot of satisfaction doing activities related to what I learned in library school. I enjoy collecting, organizing, and providing data and information for our internal staff and making things approachable. One weakness I see is that we are especially data rich and insight poor with social media. I would like to know if there are any recommended programs for data mining or statistical analysis? [more inside]
posted by andendau on Sep 8, 2013 - 6 answers

Statistical analysis of votes for a certain outcome

We have a group of six people with 55 different options. Each member of the party has to vote for each option under 8 different analyses i.e. appearance, distinctness, etc. The options are quality weighted. [more inside]
posted by trashcan on Jul 10, 2013 - 4 answers

Analysing email for statistics

I have over 10 years of sent email sitting in a folder. Are there any tools (preferably for OS X or *nix, but anything interesting is welcome) that I can use to generate interesting statistics, or draw pretty graphs, word clouds... basically anything interesting that works on a huge number of emails.
posted by Mwongozi on Jun 28, 2013 - 6 answers

Stats-filter: Comparing individual means?

StatsFilter: How do I compare the means of an individual at three different points? [more inside]
posted by Scottie_Bob on Dec 6, 2012 - 13 answers

What web survey tools can give analytical feedback to survey taker?

Looking for a web based survey tool that can give feedback to survey takers at the end [more inside]
posted by JiffyQ on Apr 17, 2012 - 1 answer

Walk me through a multivariate regression

Stats filter. I am doing multivariate regression for the first time and I want to understand what I'm doing, having gone beyond my formal training. I have many possible ways I could formulate the regression (different variables to include) and I want to find a model that is both the best possible fit while using the fewest number of variables. How? [more inside]
posted by PercussivePaul on Mar 18, 2012 - 12 answers

Use statistics to find cheaters

What would be a good statistical approach to find manipulated test results? [more inside]
posted by lord_yo on Nov 14, 2011 - 10 answers

In search of SAS-fu

What are your beginner/intermediate SAS handbook recommendations? [more inside]
posted by thisjax on Sep 22, 2011 - 4 answers

What are some things I can do with a metric ton of housing data?

I'm trying to figure out interesting ways to slice/combine/aggregate a ton of data into useful or interesting statistics. Where do I begin? [more inside]
posted by zain on Dec 11, 2010 - 10 answers

What interesting statistical information can I dig out of this medical billing data?

What interesting statistical information can I dig out of this medical billing data? [more inside]
posted by neilkod on Nov 19, 2009 - 8 answers

What method or type of software is best for collecting complex information for future analysis?

Lots of interrelated data, little idea of how to analyze it. What method or type of software is best for collecting complex information for future analysis? [more inside]
posted by newlyminted on Aug 20, 2009 - 6 answers

Principal components factor analysis and scale construction (PCFASCfilter) again

Principal components factor analysis and scale construction (filter) again. [more inside]
posted by proj on Aug 18, 2008 - 13 answers

Statistics Filter: Finding the top 10% from thousands of data points. Bonus question: inflection point value.

Statistics Filter: Finding the top 10% from thousands of data points. Bonus question: inflection point value. [more inside]
posted by lrivers on Aug 7, 2008 - 4 answers

How do I account for twins in statistical analysis?

How do I account for twins in statistical analysis? By 'twins' I mean two people born at the same time, rather than any unknown-to-me technical meaning for the word 'twins' in statistics. [more inside]
posted by teem on Sep 18, 2007 - 14 answers

Books on survey design and analysis?

I'm looking for books on survey design and statistical analysis. [more inside]
posted by crazycanuck on Jul 31, 2007 - 4 answers

How do I figure out the best time to rent?

Is there somewhere on the web that offers analyses of the best time to look for an apartment in an area (specifically, Berkeley/Northern Oakland)? Or, alternately, is Craig's List conveniently archived somewhere? [more inside]
posted by one_bean on Apr 9, 2007 - 13 answers

What is Multivarable Testing?

What is Multivariable Testing, really? It was mentioned in this NYTimes article, but the term is only ever used in relation to QualPro, Inc.. What is the real mathematical/statistical technique they're using? Is this related to the Taguchi Method? Can someone explain it to me?
posted by joshwa on Sep 19, 2006 - 5 answers

Trying to find relationships in numbers

How can I have my computer analyze a small dataset to find patterns? [more inside]
posted by rolypolyman on Mar 14, 2006 - 27 answers

Help me dig into lexical analysis!

Lexical analysis! What are some good resources for a beginner? [more inside]
posted by cortex on Nov 30, 2005 - 14 answers

What's that algorithm?

StatHeads- Is there a name for the following analysis/process/algorithm? [more inside]
posted by mkultra on Nov 28, 2005 - 18 answers

Analytical Statistics Clarification

Psychological statistics experts needed! I have to write my thesis and I need help deciding on the statistics to use for my analysis. I have ideas, I just need clarification {more inside} [more inside]
posted by ajpresto on Apr 30, 2004 - 5 answers

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