Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Null hypotheses, significance testing and all that jazz

Some amazing articles I've recently read in my ample spare time:

1. The Insignificance of Null Hypothesis Significance Testing
Jeff Gill
Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 52, No. 3 (Sep., 1999), pp. 647-674

2. Andrew Gelman's article

3. And this one:

4. Bowers and Gelman on Exploratory Data Analysis with Hierarchical Linear Models (AKA Multilevel models)

Suitably stunned into silence, the reader may then have the following practical question: how to present one's HPD intervals in a journal, and what else to present?

Here's an answer from Doug Bates.

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