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Beer Talk
7/22/2014 11:41:59 AM

[quote]Originally posted by b3shine [quote]Originally posted by BMMillsy
I agree with you when there are at least a decent number of ratings here. And as a whole, we should see the...
 
Beer Talk
7/22/2014 10:44:58 AM

[quote]Originally posted by b3shine I really donít see a reason to weight user ratings based on their scores, for two reasons:

1. Assuming random distribution amongst ratersí averag...
 
Beer Talk
7/22/2014 10:05:13 AM

[quote]Originally posted by t0rin0 [quote]Originally posted by BMMillsy

Is this a result of weighting simply by the number of reviews the place has (i.e. there is a regre...
 
Beer Talk
7/22/2014 10:04:16 AM

I donít know the specific way they would do it, but Bayes weighting generally would include the population distribution of places alongside the sample distribution of ratings for the given place. This...
 
Beer Talk
7/22/2014 9:38:06 AM

[quote]Originally posted by t0rin0 [quote]Originally posted by BMMillsy
Sorry about hijacking. Lots of possibilities here. I think the 10 rate limit would be useful to avoid the 1-...
 
Beer Talk
7/22/2014 8:58:25 AM

[quote]Originally posted by ContemplateBeer [quote]Originally posted by StefanSD
OK, makes a bit more sense to me now. Thanks.

However, implementing this on a database ...
 
Beer Talk
7/21/2014 9:58:23 PM

By the way I think the best use of this is solving the perceived problem of "Rater D hates Hefeweizens and rates them all 1.0...they have no business rating that."

If one can put ...
 
Beer Talk
7/21/2014 9:53:30 PM

As I said, I am no database person and donít know RBís capacity constraints there, but agree it would probably strain things more. Not sure if I was around for the deviation scores (I know BA has ...
 
Beer Talk
7/21/2014 9:31:43 PM

Also note that Rater C believes the beer is much closer to other beers that he "accurately" (imprecise wording) rates as 3ís. But Rater A rates the beer close to the average of those...
 
Beer Talk
7/21/2014 9:25:08 PM

[quote]Originally posted by StefanSD
[quote]Originally posted by BMMillsy
I would like the idea of calibrating the place ratings to how each person rates. Iíve gotten some mess...
 
Beer Talk
7/21/2014 7:33:18 PM

[quote]Originally posted by ContemplateBeer [quote]Originally posted by BMMillsy [quote]Originally posted by Oakes [quote]Originally posted by BMMillsy I would like the...
 
Beer Talk
7/21/2014 3:21:19 PM

[quote]Originally posted by Oakes [quote]Originally posted by BMMillsy I would like the idea of calibrating the place ratings to how each person rates. Iíve gotten some messages from p...
 
Beer Talk
7/21/2014 3:19:32 PM

[quote]Originally posted by mcberko If Sucre is anything like last yearís Bois, itís nastily cloyingly sweet and undrinkable, and a huge ripoff at $30+ -- as with many Bruery beers. ...
 
Beer Talk
7/21/2014 8:43:49 AM

Just FYI OP, as a college professor with a degree in statistics, I have to say youíre really priming your participants way too much with things like "Iíd rather drink actual water." You also...
 
Beer Talk
7/21/2014 8:40:55 AM

[quote]Originally posted by MaxxDaddy [quote]Originally posted by StefanSD [quote]Originally posted by VsXsV That sandwich question was a bit hard to answer as I havenít had an...
 
Beer Talk
7/19/2014 9:38:48 AM

I would like the idea of calibrating the place ratings to how each person rates. Iíve gotten some messages from place owners that werenít happy with my ratings being "so low", despite being ...
 
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