Weekly links for July 29

Brian Hayes on crinkly curves.

Eric Colson at Strata 2013 on Stitch Fix’s clothes recommendation algorithm.

Andrew Gelman at Slate on multiple comparisons

Priceonomics on prisoners and the prisoner’s dilemma.

Neal Wagner has posted preprints of Knuth volume 4A (“Combinatorial Algorithms”).

Randy Zwitch has a tutorial on the scientific programming language Julia.

Patrick Juola wrote a guest post at Language Log on how Robert Galbraith was outed as J. K. Rowling and then Geoff Pullum wrote about Juola; see also the Chronicle (of Higher Ed, not San Francisco). Here’s Juola’s web page and long paper/short book “Authorship Attribution”.

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