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The Joy of Statistics: A Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications

Steve Selvin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833444
eISBN:
9780191872280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833444.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

The Joy of Statistics consists of a series of 42 “short stories,” each illustrating how elementary statistical methods are applied to data to produce insight and solutions to the questions data are ... More


Distributions of data—four plots

Steve Selvin

in The Joy of Statistics: A Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833444
eISBN:
9780191872280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833444.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

An introduction to four graphic statistical descriptions, namely histograms, stem-leaf plots, frequency polygons, and frequency distributions.


Embedded Distributions: Two Numerical Examples

Russell Cheng

in Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198505044
eISBN:
9780191746390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505044.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter illustrates use of (i) the score statistic and (ii) a goodness-of-fit statistic to test if an embedded model provides an adequate fit, in the latter case with critical values calculated ... More


Descriptive statistics

Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan

in Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198785699
eISBN:
9780191827518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785699.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Descriptive statistics is the typical starting point for a statistics course, and it can be tricky to teach because the material is more difficult than it first appears. The activities in this ... More


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