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How to separate Fraud from Genuine Data Analysis

On P-Values, Cheating, Cost and What to do about these

Most Data Analyses are Fraud. Opinions disguised as Fact.

How do you tell the difference? Read on to find out.

P-Values

Statistical analyses of experiments are usually accompanied by p-values (short for probability value).

What exactly is a p-value? Experiments have data and claims. The data is supposed to confirm or deny the claim. A p-value is the…

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Nuwan I. Senaratna

Nuwan I. Senaratna

I am a Computer Scientist and Musician by training. A writer with interests in Philosophy, Economics, Technology, Politics, Business, the Arts and Fiction.

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