Skip Navigation

Home Browse Resources About Help Advanced Search

Poem: The Hippopotamus and His Hypothesis

A poem useful in teaching aspects about hypothesis testing, especially the caveat that unimportant differences may be deemed significant with a large sample size. The poem was written by Mariam Hermiz, a student at University of Toronto, Mississauga in Fall 2010 as part of an assignment in a biometrics class taught by Helene Wagner. The poem was awarded first place in the poetry category of the 2011 CAUSE A-Mu-sing contest.
Date Of Record Creation 2011-03-24 16:42:38
Date Of Record Release 2011-03-24 16:42:38
Date Last Modified 2011-03-27 13:59:15
Statistical Topic
Material Type
Author's Name Mariam Hermiz
Author's Organization University of Toronto, Mississauga
Source Code Available No
Date Record Checked: 2011-03-27 00:00:00

Log In: