The Siena Research Institute asked 238 presidential scholars to rank each president from 1 (best) to worst (43) in nineteen different categories, plus one overall ranking. A complete list of the rankings is here. Before peering inside the numbers, let … Continue Reading Siena Presidential Scholar President Rankings: Are They Biased?
Read Part I The Analysis (cont.) Two problems arise when comparing a model’s integration (the forecast) with an analysis of new observations, which are not found when comparing the forecast to the observations themselves. Verifying the model with an analysis, … Continue Reading Climate Model Uncertainty: Part II
Be sure to see: Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V We still have work to do. This is not simple stuff, and if we try and opt for the easy way out, then we are guaranteed … Continue Reading Homogenization of temperature series: Part III
I am, of course, a statistician. So perhaps it will seem unusual to you when I say I wish there were fewer statistics done. And by that I mean that I’d like to see less statistical modeling done. I am … Continue Reading Example of how easy it is to mislead yourself: stepwise regression