A brief history of time series forecasting competitions

Rob Hyndman, Monash University.   Prediction competitions are now so widespread that it is often forgotten how controversial they were when first held, and how influential they have been over the years. To keep this exercise manageable, I will restrict attention to time series forecasting competitions --- where only the history of the data is available … Continue reading A brief history of time series forecasting competitions

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Articles about reproducible research and p-values

David Steinberg.  I want to devote this issue to some articles both in and outside the statistical literature discussing the use of p-values and related questions of selective inference. The p-value (and in fact much of the standard statistical paradigm for science) has been a focal point for controversy in recent years. The article that … Continue reading Articles about reproducible research and p-values