Please register for the upcoming Activity webinar: Using Hunger Games Data to teach Randomization Tests on Jun 28, 2016 2:00 PM EDT at:

Presented by: Kyle Caudle, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Abstract: This webinar will discuss an activity-based method for teaching permutation goodness of fit tests. Using statistical analysis and computer simulations, I will explore the possibility that the Gamemakers, those in charge of planning the Hunger Games, fixed the lottery. No previous knowledge of randomization tests will be required for this webinar – previous knowledge of basic hypothesis testing would be helpful.

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