andreas baumann, numbers guy.

statistics, religion, game theory, sociology.

“How did you ge…

“How did you get a hold of my razor?! Quick, give it back, before somebody gets hurt!”

William of Ockham (reputed)


Statisticians a…

Statisticians and Computer Scientists have done a pretty poor job of thinking of names for procedures. Names are important. No one is going to use a method called “the Stalin-Mussolini Matrix Completion Algorithm.” But who would pass up the opportunity to use the “Schwarzenegger-Shatner Statistic.” (Larry Wasserman)