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created:February 12, 2013
karma: 292
about: Data Scientist in Silicon Valley.

Programmers have unit tests, statisticians have model checking. Be careful! A disregard for a model's underlying assumptions can invalidate the conclusion.

Email: christopherBaden at gmail.

Known Languages: C (used infrequently), Python (used somewhat regularly), R (used daily), SAS (thankfully, used infrequently), SQL (used daily), Profanity (used daily).

Statistical Interests: Computational statistics, Bayesian inference, "embarrassingly parallel" statistical algorithms.

Applied Interests: Fraud, Data Science, Experimental Design, Interpretable Machine Learning

Favorite Reading Topics: The Hadleyverse (and most other R topics), parallel/concurrent programming, machine learning, applied statistical analyses

Religion: Bayesian