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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.


The graph below shows what percent of people selected this universe as something they knew well enough to rate characters from by the age of the user (for users between 13 and 60 years of age).


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 6
2 It's bad 6
3 It's okay 278
4 It's good 1257
5 It's my favorite 164

This gives it an average score of 3.92 / 5. Making it 174th 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 important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of this quiz are more likely to be young and more likely to be women.

There are several different ways that average ratings can be broken down. Here are average scores by gender:

Gender Average rating
Male 3.96
Female 3.89

The responses to the personality quiz can also be cross referenced with the universe ratings to see how personality affects it. The table below show the correlation between a user's response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
genius (not dunce)0.10521796
disarming (not creepy)0.08631759
mature (not juvenile)0.084887
deep (not shallow)0.0841770
nerd (not jock)0.08251767
angelic (not demonic)0.07831753
tame (not wild)0.0781914
nurturing (not poisonous)0.07191760
reasonable (not deranged)0.07091773
skeptical (not spiritual)0.06741791
masculine (not feminine)0.06351812
intimate (not formal)0.05241760
lenient (not strict)0.04821811
obedient (not rebellious)0.04741753
altruistic (not selfish)0.04411762
creative (not conventional)0.03811805
social (not reclusive)0.03131759
sheriff (not outlaw)0.03081754
logical (not emotional)0.0291794
loyal (not traitorous)0.02511801
indulgent (not sober)0.0221752
frugal (not lavish)0.02151754
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0212901
slovenly (not stylish)0.02031757
arcane (not mainstream)0.01641750
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.01531760
haunted (not blissful)0.015895
scientific (not artistic)0.0144951
charming (not awkward)0.0131803
meek (not bossy)0.00971769
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.00581754
beta (not alpha)0.00391757
gracious (not feisty)0.00231756
chaotic (not orderly)0.00161796
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0012896
fresh (not stinky)0.00081756

How these items predict the ratings for this universe can be compared to how the same items predict the ratings of other universes. The universes with the most similar patterns on the predictors are:


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