Sunday 27 July 2014

What's The Points?

In which I talk about points for wins, losses, and draws in rugby league, and how framing of quantitative data is important.

Friday 11 July 2014

The Baserate Fallacy, revisited

In which I share some iPython code for an interactive demo to calculate and visualise the probability that a positive test implies a positive result. You can get it here, and preview it here. Then I get entangled in a topic outwith my expertise.

Sunday 10 November 2013

ANI are you okay? Are you okay ANI?

In which I describe Average Nucleotide Identity (ANI), which we can use to pigeonhole bacteria into conceptual boxes labelled as 'species'. And I share more code.

Wednesday 13 February 2013

A Nice New Paradox

In which I work through a popular statistical puzzle/paradox (with potential implications for interpretation of large data studies). With example code.

Friday 8 February 2013

Surely this has been done already...

In which it turns out that if it was done already, it was hiding somewhere. Also, I share a script that retrieves the corresponding nucleotide coding sequences from NCBI, given only a set of protein sequences.

Friday 1 February 2013

KEGGWatch, part III

In which I finally get around to sharing some code, and give some examples of downloading and modifying KEGG pathway maps.