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Ex Machina

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Ex Machina.


The dataset has 3 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
85.5Nathan Bateman
51.8Caleb Smith

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Ex Machina?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 1
2 It's bad 3
3 It's okay 199
4 It's good 1078
5 It's my favorite 144

This gives it an average score of 3.96 / 5. Making it 198th out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
genius (not dunce)0.1321394
deep (not shallow)0.0961366
disarming (not creepy)0.0951327
masculine (not feminine)0.0891414
lenient (not strict)0.0781403
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0641348
intimate (not formal)0.0641356
creative (not conventional)0.0591402
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0571365
reasonable (not deranged)0.0561370
angelic (not demonic)0.0471349
tame (not wild)0.044620
logical (not emotional)0.0421398
mature (not juvenile)0.041599
social (not reclusive)0.0341367
indulgent (not sober)0.0341346
nerd (not jock)0.0331365
arcane (not mainstream)0.0321346
loyal (not traitorous)0.0321400
charming (not awkward)0.0311407
altruistic (not selfish)0.0281364
high-tech (not low-tech)0.024600
scientific (not artistic)0.024657
fresh (not stinky)0.0231354
alpha (not beta)0.0221326
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0221392
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0181283
blissful (not haunted)0.017599
chaotic (not orderly)0.0161400
genuine (not sarcastic)0.012615
slovenly (not stylish)0.0051359
lavish (not frugal)0.0041328
gracious (not feisty)0.0041357
bossy (not meek)0.0031366
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0031340
obedient (not rebellious)0.0031361


  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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