Simpson's paradox

Known as: Simpson’s Paradox, Simpson Paradox, Amalgamation paradox 
Simpson's paradox, or the Yule–Simpson effect, is a paradox in probability and statistics, in which a trend appears in different groups of data but… (More)
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2014
2014
I thank the editor, Ronald Christensen, for the opportunity to discuss this important topic and to comment on the article by… (More)
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2014
2014
We discuss how “mix effects” can surprise users of visualizations and potentially lead them to incorrect conclusions. This… (More)
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2013
2013
Simpson’s paradox is often presented as a compelling demonstration of why we need statistics education in our schools. It is a… (More)
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2010
2010
There are three distinct questions associated with Simpson’s paradox. (i) Why or in what sense is Simpson’s paradox a paradox… (More)
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2009
2009
What proportion of all 2× 2× 2 contingency tables exhibit Simpson’s Paradox? An approximate answer is obtained for large sample… (More)
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2006
2006
WHEN updating its Standards documents, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) added a pre-K-12 Standard on… (More)
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2006
2006
We investigate the appearance of Simpson’s paradox in the Farey sequence of reduced fractions in the unit interval. 
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2002
2002
We show in a general setup that if data Y are grouped by a covariate X in a certain way, then under a condition of monotone… (More)
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1999
1999
This report discusses the reversal e ect known as Simpson's paradox from a causaltheoretic viewpoint. It analyzes the reasons why… (More)
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1995
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1995
“Simpson’s paradox,” first described nearly a century ago. is an anomaly that sometimes arises from pooling data. Dramatic… (More)
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