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Chladni and the Bristlecones

Some of the CA posts that I’ve found most interesting to write have been about identifying Chladni patterns in supposedly “significant” reconstructions when principal component methods have been applied to spatially autocorrelated red noise. (This is by no means a new observation, as warnings about the risks of building “castles in the air” using principal […]

Intelligible Code

Just a short note today on code for McShane and Wyner and its comments. The discussion of McShane and Wyner has been greatly enhanced first by their archiving of code and secondly by simplifications of the code both by the online community and discussants. Most of the McShane and Wyner analysis is in R, making […]