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## The real dogs and the stat-dogs

One of the earliest examples of simulation-based model checking in statistics comes from the 1954 book by Robert Bush and Frederick Mosteller, Stochastic Models for Learning. They fit a probability model to data on dogs being shocked in a research lab (yeah, I know, not an experiment that would be done today). Then they simulate […] The post The real dogs and the stat-dogs appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.

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