In response to the post below, Nate Silver wrote a longer piece for Political Wire. I am traveling, and will reply soon. You’ll want to read it. Check back soon!
Entries Tagged as 'Meta-analysis'
October 5th, 2014, 4:39pm by Sam Wang
January 30th, 2013, 12:28am by Sam Wang
Dear PEC Readers, we’re going casual tonight. This is for frequent visitors and those of you on the RSS feed. I’ll explain…
January 3rd, 2013, 10:43am by Sam Wang
For the true hardcore…A version of the MATLAB code I used is now available.
November 8th, 2012, 7:25pm by Sam Wang
Hi, all. A bit inundated with media, and also recovering. However…join me with Jay Ackroyd on a webcast of Virtually Speaking, in 1.5 hours – at 9pm Eastern. See you! call in: 646 200 3440
November 6th, 2012, 11:47am by Sam Wang
Now that all the polls are in, it’s possible to perform variance minimization, a simple procedure to identify the range of polls that can be used – and therefore reduce uncertainty. We’ll have that in a bit. Calculating and double-checking…stand by.
November 1st, 2012, 3:45pm by Sam Wang
(original version released November 1, 3:45pm on temporary site) I miss my commenters! Let’s see if Facebook-based threads are sustainable. Open discussion thread for the Presidential race. Ro-mentum, early voting, whatever…have at it!
October 28th, 2012, 9:08pm by Sam Wang
I must relocate the server in light of the imminent hurricane strike. Don’t be concerned if we go away for a bit. Update: back. Fingers crossed!
October 23rd, 2012, 6:00pm by Sam Wang
I want to create a tool to help locate swing Congressional districts (CDs) near you. Can you help?
October 6th, 2012, 12:00pm by Sam Wang
To the reader: This post focuses on technical notes regarding the House prediction. It is not a popular essay, but is for diehard geeks. Additional notes will be added here.
October 3rd, 2012, 6:36am by Sam Wang
I’ve been staying out of individual House races. However, this one is interesting to me as a physics major. Also, my friends Ed Witten and Chiara Nappi drew me in. A deal I couldn’t refuse…