August 26, 2011

Visualizing uncertainty

Hurricane Irene is heading for somewhere on the US East Coast, though it’s not clear where.  Weather Underground has a nice range of displays indicating the uncertainty in predictions of both location and storm intensity.


Thomas Lumley (@tslumley) is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. His research interests include semiparametric models, survey sampling, statistical computing, foundations of statistics, and whatever methodological problems his medical collaborators come up with. He also blogs at Biased and Inefficient See all posts by Thomas Lumley »


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    Rachel Cunliffe

    Thanks for the link, I was reading up on the hurricane this morning while trying to separate hype/fear from actual information!

    6 years ago