# Life after PhD: Options and Avenues

A PhD programme is a long term project. On an average, it takes people about six years to complete their PhD. Before actually venturing into a project of this stature, it is a wise thought to stop for a moment and think of your plans after a PhD. A lot of scholars get into the […]

# The cautious moves before a PhD

Any beginner on the path of research finds a lot of inhibitions and queries within. At the same time he finds himself getting advice from a whole lot of students, professors, counsellors, and administrator and even on line. This advice that comes from different quarters can many a times overwhelm or confuse you . from […]

# All but Dissertation (ABD) status: Can we deal better with it?

To earn a PhD degree can become an overwhelming but it surely is sought my many for it gives the privilege to be able to call oneself a doctor. With all the laurels and rewards that the degree brings with it, it is an experience that is not always plain sailing and may have the […]

# T Test for Independent Samples

In the area of statistics, the t- test is the most commonly used method that is used for the purpose of studying the difference in means between the two groups. In theoretical terms, the application of t – test is even possible when the sample size is relatively very small. The pre requisite is that […]

# Non-Linear Estimation

Non Linear estimation is used to compute the relationship that exists between a set of independent variables and one dependent variable. For instance, the researcher may want to compute the relationship that exists between the dose of drugs and its effectiveness, the relationship that exists between training and subsequent performance of a task and the […]

# What is Churn Analysis?

There is stiff competition in every industry for acquiring and retaining customers. The companies these days focus more towards the retention of the existing loyal customers so they do not get shifted towards purchasing products from other competitors in the market. Companies design and develop strategies so as to be able to identify and get […]

# Distinction between Descriptive Statistics and Inferential Statistics

Distinction between Descriptive Statistics and Inferential Statistics  There are two major parts in statistics. Each of these two segments is important and has a different purpose to solve. These two sub fields are named as descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. How are these two areas different from each other? Descriptive Statistics It is the type […]

# Boosting Trees for Regression and Classification Introductory Overview

The most common approach of the stochastic gradient boosting is known by many other names as well. In the past years it has come up to be known as the most sought after methods  used for  data mining. a few implementations that we see of this technique also make it capable enough to be use […]

# The Most widely used Correlation Coefficient

The most widely used Correlation Co efficient is Pearson r. it is also called as linear or product moment correlation. Simple Linear Correlation: the Pearson Correlation assumes that both the variables get to be measured at the least interval scales and it also determines the extent to which both the values are proportionate to each […]

# ANOVA or MANOVA

These are two different statistical methods and are put to use for the comparison of means ANOVA ANOVA stands for the Analysis of Variance”. In the field of statistics when we compare or two or more means at the same time we use the statistical method which is called ANOVA. It gives values and results […]