Each month a panel of educators will evaluate the submitted cartoon captions based on their value for teaching statistics. Entries are welcome from all who use or enjoy statistics, including: students, instructors, and professionals. See past entries and ongoing contests below!
January 2020 - A Statistician can make heads or tails of anything!
Winners: Douglas VanDerwerken and Jenny Shook
February 2020 - 6 variables and 5 dummies
Winners: Dominic Matriccino and Jennifer Ann Morrow
March 2020 - I just realized that I forgot my key
Winners: Jason Hu, Eric Vance, and Mickey Dunlap
April 2020 - Big Data! Small data! Find all your data driven needs at The Data Store
Winners: Eric Vance and Jason Hu
May 2020 - Sports disputes settled by saber-metrics
Winners: Larry Lesser, Alan Chensen, and Ellen Considine
June 2020 - I guess that's what they call deep learning!
Winners: Luis Rivera-Galicia and Aleka Kapatou
July 2020 - If there is no gold standard, try data mining
Winners: Charles Eugene Smith and Jim Alloway
August 2020 - With the 2020 Olympic athletes sidelined by the pandemic...
Winners: Jim Alloway and Avery Camac
September 2020 - With CV around 2, Zoom meetings have high variation!
Winners: Larry Lesser, Joe Nolan, and Michael Drozin
October 2020 - While humans often misrepresent data on graphs, statisfishians are known for their proper scaling.
Winners: Chris Lacke, Jim Alloway, and Vimal Rao
November 2020 - Without proper context, statistics would be nothing more than numbers in a vacuum.
Winners: Chris Lacke and Jeremy Case
December 2020 - Split-plot designs are important in the field
Winners: Larry Lesser and John McSweeny