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Dummy variables are important but also cause much frustration in intro-stat courses. Below I will demonstrate the concept via a linear …

It is with great pleasure that we can announce the release of caracas version 1.0.1 to CRAN …

It is often very useful to practise mathematics by automatically generated exercises. One approach is multiple choice quizzes (MCQ), …

It is with great pleasure that I can announce that Ryacas version 1.1.0 has now been accepted into Journal of Open Source Software and …

Back in 2017, David Balding and I published the paper “How convincing is a matching Y-chromosome profile?”. One of the key parameters …

In inexact line search (a numerical optimisation technique) the step length (or learning rate) must be decided. In connection to that …

It is with great pleasure that I can announce that Ryacas version 1.0.0 is now released to CRAN …

Update Oct 14, 2019: Michael Höhle caught a mistake and notified me on Twitter. Thanks! The problem is that I used \(\text{Unif}(-10, …

In a recent blog post I tried to get yacas to solve a system of polynomial equations. Unfortunately it could not do that, so I solved …

Finding prediction intervals (for future observations) is something different than finding confidence intervals (for unknown population …