### Allen Downey

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Allen Downey

Worked at Olin College

Attended University of California, Berkeley

Lives in Needham, MA

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I'm doing a talk on March 2 about survival analysis in Python. It includes my analysis of differences in marriage patterns between Gen X and Millennials.

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Please consider reminding your representative that the majority of their constituents support legalization of cannabis,

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In preparation for Valentine's Day, my students analyze data from Tinder.

Last fall I taught an introduction to Bayesian statistics at Olin College. My students worked on some excellent projects, and I invited them to write up their results as guest articles for this blog. Just in time for Valentin...

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Ever wonder how the discrete cosine transform really works?

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This article is an update to my annual series on one of the most under-reported stories of the decade: the fraction of college freshmen who report no religious preference has more than tripled since 1985, from 8% to 27%, and the trend is accelerating. In la...

This article is an update to my annual series on one of the most under-reported stories of the decade: the fraction of college freshmen who report no religious preference has more than tripled since 1985, from 8% to 27%, and ...

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A little sound synthesis experiment inspired by a grade school band.

Taking a break from my series of excerpts from Think DSP, I want to share an example I wrote to demonstrate some of the features in the thinkdsp library. Last night I had the pleasure of listening to a grade school band, and...

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On March 2, 2015 I am presenting a short talk for the Python Data Science meetup. Here is the announcement for the meetup . And here are my slides: The code for the talk is in an IPython notebook you can view on nbviewer . It is still a work in progress!

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Last fall I taught an introduction to Bayesian statistics at Olin College . My students worked on some excellent projects, and I invited them to write up their results as guest articles for this blog. Just in time for Valentine's Day, here's the second in...

Last fall I taught an introduction to Bayesian statistics at Olin College. My students worked on some excellent projects, and I invited them to write up their results as guest articles for this blog. Just in time for Valentin...

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I am proud to be a featured volunteer this week at DataKind.

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Students from my Bayesian statistics class predict the Patriots will win.

Last fall I taught an introduction to Bayesian statistics at Olin College. My students worked on some excellent projects, and I invited them to write up their results as guest articles for this blog. Here is the first article...

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sorry, I have a question in your Think bayes at chapter 7

how to calculate 2010-11 nhl league each teams goals Standard-Deviation , you just wrote 0.3

please help me, I have no idea

how to calculate 2010-11 nhl league each teams goals Standard-Deviation , you just wrote 0.3

please help me, I have no idea

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The Autocorrelation Boys and the Case of the Missing Fundamental.

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- Olin CollegeProfessor of Computer Science

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Needham, MA

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Needham, MA - Waterville, ME - San Diego, CA - Oakland, CA

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Professor of Computer Science at Olin College

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I am a Professor of Computer Science at Olin College and author of Think Python, Think Stats, Think Bayes, Think Complexity, and more to come.

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- University of California, BerkeleyComputer Science

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