Big questions, informative data, excellent science

Bowman, A. W. (2018) Big questions, informative data, excellent science. Statistics and Probability Letters, 136, pp. 34-36. (doi:10.1016/j.spl.2018.02.017)

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Abstract

The expression big data is often used in a manner which implies that immediate insight is readily available. Unfortunately, this raises unrealistic expectations. A model which encapsulates the powerful concepts of statistical thinking remains an invaluable component of good analysis.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Bowman, Professor Adrian
Authors: Bowman, A. W.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Statistics
Journal Name:Statistics and Probability Letters
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0167-7152
ISSN (Online):1879-2103
Published Online:16 February 2018
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 Elsevier B.V.
First Published:First published in Statistics and Probability Letters 136:34-36
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
651921Urban Big Data Research CentrePiyushimita ThakuriahEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC)ES/L011921/1SPS - URBAN STUDIES