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Statistical Inference and Techniques -- Estimation Principles

Statistical Topic Classifications
Assumptions (3)
Interpretation of Confidence Levels (26)
Sample Size Determination (4)

View Resource ** Confidence Interval for a Mean

This Java based applet gives students an opportunity to work through confidence interval problems for the mean. The material provides written word problems in which an individual must be able to...
View Resource **Confidence Interval Tutorial

This tutorial introduces students to the basics of confidence intervals in a Q & A format with options for entering answers to questions and having those answers checked.
View Resource **Maximum Likelihood

This material introduces the basic theory of maximum likelihood estimation by discussing the likelihood function, the log likelihood function, and maximizing these functions using calculus. Several...
View Resource BGIM : Maximum Likelihood Estimation Primer

This set of pages is an introduction to Maximum Likelihood Estimation. It discusses the likelihood and log-likelihood functions and the process of optimizing.
View Resource Cartoon: Entering Chicago

A cartoon to teach the idea that sampling variability depends on the size of the sample, and not on the size of the population (as long as the sample is a small part of the population). Cartoon...
View Resource Cartoon: Estimating the Population Size

A cartoon to teach about the capture-recapture method to estimate population size. Cartoon by John Landers ( based on an idea and sketch from Sheila O. Weaver (University of...
View Resource Cartoon: Home Improvement

A cartoon to teach about the value of confidence intervals compared with just giving a point estimate. Cartoon by John Landers ( based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State...
View Resource Cartoon: The Capture-Recapture Method

A cartoon to teach about the capture-recapture method. Cartoon by John Landers ( based on an idea and sketch from Sheila O. Weaver (University of Vermont). This is part of a three...
View Resource Cartoon: The Ground Hog's Prediction

A cartoon to use in discussing the importance of indicating the variability associated with any prediction. The cartoon is the work of Theresa McCracken and appears as #5756 on
View Resource Confidence Interval Game

This applet is meant to test a student's ability to estimate p values from confidence intervals.
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