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A Recipe for Failure

Jun 6, 2007

Recently, I’ve seen numerous examples of what we call the “throw the data over the wall” model of data analysis, mostly in the form of “challenge problems.” Typically, participants are given data sets, without much background information, and asked to analyze them or develop models to make predictions on new data sets. Tests of this […]