Gun violence is a disease. It should be treated and managed as a disease.

David Hemenway spoke on this at last year’s annual meeting of the Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association.

There are resources, as well as here.

Statistics as a field began squarely within the bounds of Epidemiology. Surely, this is a problem worthy of Statistics, Data Science, and Machine Learning.

Update, 2018-02-16, 09:54 ET

The Editors, Bloomberg: “The end of gun massacres begins with you”.

Update, 2018-02-19, 10:58 ET

And it can work.

About ecoquant

See https://667-per-cm.net/about. Retired data scientist and statistician. Now working projects in quantitative ecology and, specifically, phenology of Bryophyta and technical methods for their study.
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1 Response to Gun violence is a disease. It should be treated and managed as a disease.

  1. jyyh says:

    It’s pretty hard for me nowadays to think anything but ‘you get what you order’ wrt these incidents in your country.

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