# video

• ### Histograms, Bin Widths, and Cross Validation

This applet demonstrates how a histogram is affected by bin width and starting point of first bin. It also illustrates cross-validation criterion for assessing histograms.
• ### Regression to the Mean

This is a simulation illustrating the regression toward the mean phenomenon.
• ### Against All Odds: 30. Inference for Regression

In this free online video program, "students will understand inference for simple linear regression, emphasizing slope, and prediction. This unit presents the two most important kinds of inference: inference about the slope of the population line and prediction of the response for a given x. Although the formulas are more complicated, the ideas are similar to t procedures for the mean sigma of a population."

• ### Against All Odds: 28. Inference for Proportions

This free online video program "marks a transition in the series: from a focus on inference about the mean of a population to exploring inferences about a different kind of parameter, the proportion or percent of a population that has a certain characteristic. Students will observe the use of confidence intervals and tests for comparing proportions applied in government estimates of unemployment rates."
• ### DAU StatRefresher: Moving Averages

This tutorial includes using, finding, weighting, and solving problems with Moving Averages.
• ### DAU StatRefresher: Exponential Smoothing

This interactive tutorial on Exponential Smoothing helps learners understand the use of exponential smoothing, define exponential smoothing, cite the merits and demerits of exponential smoothing, and solve exercise problems using exponential smoothing.
• ### DAU StatRefresher: Clustering Algorithms

This interactive module helps students to understand the definition of and uses for clustering algorithms. Students will learn to categorize the types of clustering algorithms, to use the minimal spanning tree and the k-means clustering algorithm, and to solve exercise problems using clustering algorithms.
• ### Video: Against All Odds: 17. Samples and Surveys

This free online video program "shows how to improve the accuracy of a survey by using stratified random sampling and how to avoid sampling errors such as bias. While surveys are becoming increasingly important tools in shaping public policy, a 1936 Gallup poll provides a striking illustration of the perils of undercoverage."
• ### Video: Against All Odds: 18. Introduction to Probability

In this free online video program, "students will learn the distinction between deterministic phenomena and random sampling. This program introduces the concepts of sample space, events, and outcomes, and demonstrates how to use them to create a probability model. A discussion of statistician Persi Diaconis's work with probability theory covers many of the central ideas about randomness and probability."
• ### Video: Against All Odds: 20. Random Variables

This free online video program, "demonstrates how to determine the probability of any number of independent events, incorporating many of the same concepts used in previous programs. An interview with a statistician who helped to investigate the space shuttle accident shows how probability can be used to estimate the reliability of equipment."