Posts Tagged ‘ simulation studies ’

Example 9.32: Multiple testing simulation

May 21, 2012
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In examples 9.30 and 9.31 we explored corrections for multiple testing and then extracting p-values adjusted by the Benjamini and Hochberg (or FDR) procedure. In this post we'll develop a simulation to explore the impact of "strong" and "weak" control...
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Example 8.36: Quadratic equation with real roots

April 29, 2011
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We often simulate data in SAS or R to confirm analytical results. For example, consider the following problem from the excellent text by Rice:Let U1, U2, and U3 be independent random variables uniform on . What is the probability that the roots...
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Example 8.28: should we buy snowstorm insurance?

February 28, 2011
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It's been a long winter so far in New England, with many a snow storm. In this entry, we consider a simulation to complement the analytic solution for a probability problem concerning snow. Consider a company that buys a policy to insure its revenue ...
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