Monday, December 5, 2016

Prediction, Explanation and the November Surprise



My November post @All Analytics. 


Given the overhyped promise of data science, the "shock" at the broad failure to predict the election outcome was inevitable. Skimming through the media and technical accounts, it looks like a better understanding of prediction and explanation is necessary for less surprises and sounder analytics.

Read it all. (Please comment there, not here.)

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