# Reference Material

• ### Standardizing

This page contains a short article on Simpson's Paradox with an example of how standardizing changes the results. It also contains links to other articles on Simpson's Paradox, including a newspaper article illustrating that this topic is timely.
• ### Note-Taking: An Essential Learning Tool

Tips for helping students to take more effective notes during lecture.
• ### **ARTIST Assessment Builder

A searchable database of more than 1000 test questions for introductory statistics concepts. The user is prompted to select subject material and learning outcome expectations from a variety of question formats and then downloads the items and can edit the test with a word processor.
• ### A Review of Statistical Power Analysis Software

Comparison of important aspects of five statistical analysis programs with helpful summary characteristic tables for those interested in finding the best program for their personal use.
• ### Case Studies in Statistics

This site lists a set of case studies that cover regression topics, random number calculations of pi, as well as limit theorems. On the individual case study pages are the descriptions and/or instructions.
• ### Guides for Scientific Writing and Statistics

This page is a guide to writing and using statistics in the field of science. It is aimed at biology students. It contains information on formatting and the use of tables as well as links to pages about frequency analysis, t-tests, and regression.
• ### CancerGuide: Statistics

In this article, Stephen Jay Gould discusses the interpretation of the median and the shape of the distribution of lifetimes of people with mesothelioma, which he was diagnosed with. It also has links to related articles.
• ### Graphical Techniques: By Problem Category (Engineering Statistics Handbook)

This part of the NIST Engineering Statistics handbook describes different graphs and plots used in Exploratory Data Analysis.
• ### Measurement Process Characterization (Engineering Statistics Handbook)

This chapter of the NIST Engineering Statistics handbook describes the measurement process characterization with discussions of control, calibration, gauge studies, and uncertainty analysis, and a set of case studies.
• ### Measurement Process Characterization Case Studies (Engineering Statistics Handbook)

This part of the NIST Engineering Statistics handbook contains case studies for the measurement process chapter.