Simpson’s Paradox — How statistics can be misleading

Homer Simpson is not the author of this paradox but he suffers from it, thinking he sees four beers when in reality he only he is being misled by his simple data analsysis.

If you’re starting to dive into Data Science probably sooner than later you will have to dip your toes in some Statistics. According to Joel Grus, on Data Science from Scratch, “Statistics refers to the…



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