17 Cool Problems with a Statistical Flavor

17 Cool Problems with a Statistical Flavor


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Self-correcting Random Walks – Award offered
How to Detect if Numbers are Random or Not 
Nice Generalization of the K-NN Clustering Algorithm 
How and Why: Decorrelate Time Series 
Neutralizing Outliers in Any Dimension 
The Fundamental Statistics Theorem Revisited 
Distribution of Arrival Times for Extreme Events 
Zipf’s law 
Forecasting meteorite hits 
Twin points in random patterns +
88 percent of all integers have a factor under 100 
A Beautiful Probability Theorem 
Data Scientist Breaks State Monopoly on Lotteries 
The art and (data) science of leveraging economic bubbles 
Mars Craters: An Interesting Stochastic Geometry Problem 
The Collatz Conjecture 
Computing the Average Rotational Speed of Earth 

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