A new paper, “A Computational Analysis of Constitutional Polarization” by Columbia Law School’s David Pozen and Eric Talley found that…

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## Accelerating convergence with Aitken’s method

The previous post looked at Euler’s method for accelerating the convergence of a slowly converging alternating series. Both hypotheses are…

Continue Reading## Accelerating an alternating series

The most direct way of computing the sum of an alternating series, simply computing the partial sums in the terms…

Continue Reading## Utilizing UN Session Data to Better Understand Global Trends

Utilizing UN Session Data to Better Understand Global TrendsSanjana RaoBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingMay 11IntroductionThe United Nations, formed in the aftermath of World War II,…

Continue Reading## Riffing on mistakes

Several people said they’d like to see examples, so this blog post is a sort of response. ***One famous example…

Continue Reading## Use Tableau to Do the Advanced Analytics

Use Tableau to Do the Advanced AnalyticsFangyuan LiBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingJan 2Complex statistical models and arcane codes are what people think when the…

Continue Reading## Applying Logistic Regression to PubMed

Since MeSH is often used to describe the subject content of journal articles for PubMed, we can use the MeSH…

Continue Reading## Use Embeddings to Predict Therapeutic Area of Clinical Studies

For example here are the concepts that are the closest ones to headache or hepatitis:Most similar conceptsConnecting Studies to Therapeutic Areas…

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