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Jan. 29, 2022, 11:47 p.m. | /u/Normal_Flan_1269

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Hello all, I was in my ugrad Bayesian stats class the other day when my professor started lecture off with an interesting discussion. He was talking about how nowadays there’s no frequentist vs Bayesian battle, and it’s more of a predictive vs explanatory modeling battle. Ie. Statisticians focus on interpretable modeling, Computer Scientists focus on predictive modeling.

He went on to mention how he was at a talk and a computer scientist was saying how beta hat is dead, and …


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