Seminar for Statistics

Dr. Martin Mächler

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Dr. Martin Mächler
Seminar für Statistik
Departement Mathematik
HG G 16
Rämistrasse 101
8092 Zürich

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Phone   +41 44 632 3408
Fax   +41 44 632 1228
M.M. by A.M.


My old static homepage

Secure contact via GPG: My public key has the following
Key fingerprint = 1711 5BE3 74FF 5529 A859 B2A7 52D4 F108 A2B9 6431

Professional Interests


Slides (and Sweave snippets) of my invited talk "Good Practices for R Programming",
at useR! 2014 at UCLA.

see the Seminar für Statistik's lectures' page, and maybe also my miscellaneous collection of teaching material.

A xkcd comic depicting a (typical ?!) abuse of statistical significance testing.


diverse unpublished manuscripts are available here.

Real life

happily married to Liselotte and father of two grown up sons,
Andreas (pix) and Philipp.
Christian activities
I'm serving on the board of our Church, "Chrischona Zürich - Kirche die bewegt", and in the Dozentenforum.
From Sept.2008 to April 2014, I have been an official member of Zurich's city council (parliament)
"Gemeinderat" as delegate for "Kreis 7 and 8", for the Swiss "evangelical people's party" EVP / PEV.
Hobbies (other than the above ... whenever the day has more than 24 hours :-)


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