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In my opinion ternary plot would be perfect. Yes, it allows only three parties, but there are only three parties in this situation! And it is impossible to move votes between parties with more that three parties whatever plot is used. Moreover, with the pie control I was not able to move all 10% of the votes to a party to another party, that is, to make a party rate +10%, another party rate -10% and the third one unchanged. I think it is not possible with the current control settings. Am I wrong?
Commented May 28, 2010 on
Bernard L. sent in this chart a while ago, and with the looming British elections, it's a good time to show it, and ask readers how to spin this election. (Via Guardian) In particular, could someone help me understand the tri-color spinner? Given that the change in seats for the three pa...
we need to know the "negative predictive value", that is, the chance that one does not have breast cancer given that one has a negative mammogram. The NPV is 0.11%. That is to say, for those testing negative, they can be almost sure that they don't have cancer. Sure that this is not a mistake? Maybe NPV is 100%-0.11%?
Commented May 19, 2010 on
Big Data, Plainly Spoken (aka Numbers Rule Your World)
Like Andrew Gelman, I was disappointed with Steven Strogatz's recent column on Bayes Theorem for the New York Times. (Disclosure: I am a fan of Strogatz's Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos book, and I'm pleased as punch that the New York Times is exposing readers to this type of scientific materials....
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