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Should we close questions asking for help with model interpretation if the general issue has been discussed elsewhere?

If the O.P.'s question has already been asked, but the answers so far are v. technical, one approach is to provide a less technical answer to the prior question. Another is to encourage them to edit ...
Scortchi - Reinstate Monica's user avatar
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Could we have a canonical post on the interpretation of confidence intervals?

This reminds me of a discussion of class imbalance we had two years ago. I like the suggestion I posted there and think something similar could work for confidence intervals: a question that we answer ...
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3 votes

Should we close questions asking for help with model interpretation if the general issue has been discussed elsewhere?

Both Scortchi and whuber have provided accurate responses. In the context of the question, whuber again has already provided pointers: firstly, the comment explained there are already comprehensive ...
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Updating own answers

First, I agree with the other answer posters that these edits are important and valuable (regardless if they currently "seem useful"). In the spirit of writing a detailed/accurate repository ...
theforestecologist's user avatar
2 votes

Profusion of threads on imbalanced data - can we merge/deem canonical any?

Option 7: Post a question that we answer with the usual links about this topic along with some commentary about the links (like an annotated bibliography). This then serves as the go-to duplicate when ...
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