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Q: Question ID: 547481 Prediction Logic ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: Question ID: 547481 Prediction Logic
Category: Science > Social Sciences
Asked by: pat79-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 04 Sep 2005 04:25 PDT
Expires: 04 Oct 2005 04:25 PDT
Question ID: 564130

I came across an article a couple of years ago about a researcher who
had used statistical models to FIRST predict that the 2000 U.S.
Presidential election would end in a 'statistical-tie'. Looking for
information on this and other statistical models that can be used for
market research.

More specifically, we need a statistical model that could factor in
the behavior or potential response of end users who do not use the
Interent (and therefore would not respond to our online polls) based
on the responses of Internet Users.

Please let me know if you need any clarifications. 

Also I will accept an answer even if you try and cannot simply find
the researcher and his model to predict the tie in the 2000 election.
What I am looking for is essentially information on statistical models
that factor in the probable responses of 'offline' users/citizens
based on the responses received online - to predict an ultimate or
final picture.


Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 17 Sep 2005 11:52 PDT

You seem to be asking for two entirely separate things here.  

First, the elections model, which doesn't seem to have anything to do
with internet vs non-internet response.

And second, the what-about-the-non-internet-users models.

May I suggest that you divide this into two discrete question, posted
separately here at Google Answers.

Or you may prefer to simply let us know (by posting a clarification
here) to focus only on #2, and forget about #1.

Leaving both questions here as is will lower the chances of your
getting a response, I'm afraid.



Clarification of Question by pat79-ga on 25 Sep 2005 22:26 PDT
Hello  pafalafa-ga!

The first question about the elections model (if I remember correctly)
was amongst the first models to predict the responses of non-internet
users based on the online responses and then predict possible

Anyway, I would be happy if you just answered #2 and disregarded #1.
The price I am willing to offer is $20 and a $5 tip, if it meets my

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