User talk:Talgalili

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AfD nomination of Talk:Keratosis pharyngis[edit]

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I have nominated Talk:Keratosis pharyngis, an article you created, for deletion. I do not think that this article satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion, and have explained why at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Talk:Keratosis pharyngis. Your opinions on the matter are welcome at that same discussion page; also, you are welcome to edit the article to address these concerns. Thank you for your time. NeuroLogic 18:44, 6 September 2008 (UTC)

Hi. I am fine with deletion. All I said in the talk page was that the article seemed wrong. and now that it is offered for deletion - I am glad :) Talgalili (talk) 14:13, 8 September 2008 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Barak Marshall[edit]

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AfD nomination of Threshold in piecewise regression analysis[edit]

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An article that you have been involved in editing, Threshold in piecewise regression analysis, has been listed for deletion. If you are interested in the deletion discussion, please participate by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Threshold in piecewise regression analysis. Thank you.
Please contact me if you're unsure why you received this message. —David Eppstein (talk) 01:43, 2 February 2010 (UTC)

Outrageously belated welcome[edit]

Hello, Talgalili! I'm not sure how you've gone so long without anyone saying this, but welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions to this free encyclopedia. If you decide that you need help, check out Getting Help below, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there. You might be interested in the templates {{cite doi}} and {{cite pmid}}, which make citing scientific papers a snap. Below are some useful links to facilitate your involvement. Happy editing! Adrian J. Hunter(talkcontribs) 23:44, 9 December 2010 (UTC)}
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Hello Adrian, it is a pleasure to get to know you.
Thank you for the kind welcoming words (and links). I never knew that anyone at Wikipedia was "supposed" to be welcoming - it is very nice to experience :)
I just jumped over to your page - I will reuse some of your boxes there with mine :)
See you online, Talgalili (talk) 08:32, 10 December 2010 (UTC)

Effect size[edit]

You have edited in the article on effect size reverting a change by another user. I wrote the original formula based on the Hartung book. I do not have access to this at the moment but I believe there is something wrong with the Wikipedia article now and it does not correspond to the formula given in the book. I have earlier written on the effect size discussion page. — fnielsen (talk) 09:27, 31 January 2011 (UTC)

I now checked it. You're right. I fixed it. Cheers. Talgalili (talk) 13:38, 31 January 2011 (UTC)

Your link[edit]

Hello! It is my pleasure to meet you in Wikipedia. A very minor comment: the link "Me in real life" on your User page does not work. With very best regards, Alexander--Agor153 (talk) 12:44, 28 August 2011 (UTC)

Thanks! I didn't remember putting it there, I do not have any connection to that page. I have now fixed it. Talgalili (talk) 04:10, 30 August 2011 (UTC)
Haha, that page used to be my real-life webpage – I think you copied it from my page along with some userboxes etc. And Angor153's message has made me realise it's no longer live! I hadn't even realised! Adrian J. Hunter(talkcontribs) 13:36, 30 August 2011 (UTC)
Adrian - lol :)

R software page[edit]

You edited the R (programming_language) page and removed a link to a web interface that I added because it was a "not-notable-enough website". To help me understand the rationale, could you tell me why you did not apply the same principle to the other items on the same list, specifically, the link to R AnalyticFlow, Red-R, RKWard and RStudio? In case it was due to language that was not neutral, I've added the link again using the same neutral language as described the other items on the same list. It seems that all these options are equally valid and potentially useful to the public - and should have the same principle applied to all items. Thanks. Slowtortoise4 (talk) 23:48, 6 December 2011 (UTC)

Hello dear Slowtortoise4,
I have moved this discussing to -

General messages[edit]

Thanks for the outrageously timely welcome. FordPrefect1979 (talk) 01:44, 19 December 2011 (UTC)

 :D well you ARE welcome :) Tal Galili (talk) 07:29, 19 December 2011 (UTC)


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Ward's method[edit]

Thanks for your note on my page - I had almost forgotten about my draft of Ward's method. In several months I have been too busy to contribute to Wikipedia and I have not logged in since before your message. I will try to get that online as you suggest, soon. Thanks for reading it and commenting. Mathstat (talk) 22:39, 14 February 2012 (UTC)

Hello Mathstat,
I am glad to hear you are going to get this to happen! With regards, Tal Galili (talk) 13:20, 15 February 2012 (UTC)

Yoav Benjamini[edit]

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Thanks. This is fine - and I also responded regarding this issue in the article's discussion page.

Thanks for your warm welcome![edit]

Hello dear Tal,

I just finished correcting some mistakes on the "Shape" section of the Beta Distribution, as well as adding some new material, when I noticed your kind message.

This is to let you know how much I appreciate your note!. It is rare to receive notes of appreciation. Particularly receiving such a note from a statistician like you is very much appreciated and it makes me feel that my effort was not in vain!

Kind regards,


Jose' Rodal, Ph.D.

Hello dear Dr. J. Rodal, I just noticed your huge contribution to the article on the Beta distribution - thank you so much! With regards, Tal Galili (talk) 20:30, 5 August 2012 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dr. J. Rodal (talkcontribs)

My pleasure! With kind regards, Tal Galili (talk) 09:09, 6 August 2012 (UTC)


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False coverage rate[edit]

Hey Talgalili, I'm posting this message on your talk page because I noticed that you've recently created the new article False coverage rate--The citations and references seem to abide to Wikipedia's referencing guidelines.However, I noticed there are some holes that may need filling: the article does not contain Wikilinks, and so doesn't follow [[Wikipedia:Manual of Style {linking}|Wikipedia style guidelines]]. It would be great if you could also add references to the related article Closed testing procedure.

And have a beautiful day! Cheers, Amy Z (talk) 02:07, 14 August 2012 (UTC)

Hello dear Amy.
The article, as it is, already contains wikilinks (in its first part, and in the "see also" section). I agree that there is room to add more wikilinks throughout it (and also turn the math into LaTeX, and many other tasks).
You are welcome to do so (either with the closed testing article, or with other ones), you do not need my approval :)
As to myself, I try to improve articles when I use them. The next time I will need the FCR article, I will work on improving it more.
With regards,
Tal Galili (talk) 08:34, 14 August 2012 (UTC)
Hi Talgalili,
Thank you for getting back to me. I'm sorry for not responding earlier, I will go ahead and make a few tweaks to the article.
I am a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University examining how to make interaction in Wikipedia more effective. Our research has shown that certain types of feedback encourage Wikipedians to edit more while others seem to discourage them. Experienced and less experienced Wikipedians seem to have different reactions to very similar feedback. I am interested in interviewing you about your reaction to the message I sent you. A discussion with you will help us better understand the types of feedback that can encourage newcomers's participation to Wikipedia without turning off old-timers.
I can talk with you via online chat, on Skype, over the phone, or just through Wikipedia messages if you are more comfortable with that. The interview should only take about 30 minutes. You do need to be over 18 years old, and consent to be a part of the study in order to for me to interview you. This study has been approved by Carnegie Mellon's research ethics committee (the IRB), and the Wikipedia Research Committee.
Thank you for your time, and I look forward to hearing from you soon. We will be glad to send you a draft describing our research results right after the interview.

Amy Z (talk) 20:08, 20 August 2012 (UTC)

Invitation to comment at Monty Hall problem RfC[edit]

You are invited to comment on the following probability-related RfC:

Talk:Monty Hall problem#Conditional or Simple solutions for the Monty Hall problem?

--Guy Macon (talk) 17:15, 8 September 2012 (UTC)

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