Statistics and Data Science: the Prediction and Modeling Cultures

Neyman Seminar
Special Seminar
Mar 5, 2018 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
102 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
Status: 
Happening As Scheduled
I recently taught a course entitled "Seminal Papers and Controversies in Statistics", and Leo Breiman's (2001) article "Statistical Modeling: The Two Cultures" was a very popular paper with students. The paper contrasts the machine learning culture, with it's focus on prediction, with more classical parametric modeling approach to statistics. I am more in the parametric modeling camp, but...
Roderick Little, University of Michigan