**Daily update | 14 April, 2023**

# StackExchange

#### Gam using mgcv is giving negative deviance explained

**Source:** stats**Views:** 19**Score:** 3**Tags:** error generalized-additive-model mgcv deviance negative-r-squared

#### Generating uniformly distributed particles on a $n$-dimensional flat torus or periodic hypercube

**Source:** stats**Views:** 25**Score:** 3**Tags:** self-study sampling simulation uniform-distribution random-generation

#### Why does adding a mean datapoint decrease the Pearson correlation coefficient $R$?

**Source:** stats**Views:** 29**Score:** 2**Tags:** regression regression-coefficients linear

#### Optimizing XGBClassifier for discrimination power

**Source:** stats**Views:** 24**Score:** 2**Tags:** classification boosting loss-functions unbalanced-classes ranking

#### Generating annual estimates of N of a binomial distribution

**Source:** stats**Views:** 22**Score:** 2**Tags:** bayesian binomial-distribution jags