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• ### Theoretical Underpinnings of the Bootstrap

This page discusses the theory behind the bootstrap. It discusses the empirical distribution function as an approximation of the distribution function. It also introduces the parametric bootstrap.

• ### Exploratory Data Analysis Case Studies (Engineering Statistics Handbook)

This part of the NIST Engineering Statistics Handbook contains case studies for Exploratory Data Analysis. Some of the topics include normal and uniform random numbers, reliability using airplane glass failure times, and analysis of primary factors using ceramic strength.
• ### Electronic Statistics Textbook

This Electronic Statistics Textbook offers training in the understanding and application of statistics ... and covers a wide variety of applications, including laboratory research (biomedical, agricultural, etc.), business statistics and forecasting, social science statistics and survey research, data mining, engineering and quality control applications, and many others. Quoted from the index page of the text.
• ### Correlation

This page gives a description of correlation, Pearson's r, Spearman's rho. There are some scatterplots illustrating the different values of r.

• ### Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics

This site has a wide collection of statistical resources inluding an online textbook covering first-year non-calculus based statistics (e.g. Normal distribution, ANOVA, Chi-Square), a simulation/demonstration section containing Java Applets on these first-year topics (ANOVA, Binomial Distribution,Central Limit Theorem, Chi Square, Confidence Interval, Correlation, Central Tendency, Effect Size, Goodness of Fit, Histogram, Normal Distribution, Power, Regression, Repeated Measures, Restriction of Range, Sampling Distribution, Skew, t-test, Transformations), and case studies covering the topics in the first-year statistics course. There is also a page with some basic statistical analysis tools that will aid in doing the computations if you have a Java enabled browser.  The source code for these resources can also be downloaded from this site.

• ### Random: Probability, Mathematical Statistics, and Stochastic Processes Site

Random is a website devoted to probability, mathematical statistics, and stochastic processes, and is intended for teachers and students of these subjects. The site consists of an integrated set of components that includes expository text, interactive web apps, data sets, biographical sketches, and an object library.

• ### Nonprobability Sampling

This site describes numerous methods of nonprobability sampling, including accidental, haphazard or convenience sampling and the many types of purposive methods.

• ### One and Two-Tailed t-Tests

Gives a basic explanation with diagrams of the one and two-tailed t-tests.
• ### Poem: Statistics

Statistics is a poem by Canadian physician Neil Harding McAlister (1952 - ). The poem contains material that can help with class discussions about sample surveys, medical experiments, and significance testing.