Resource Library

Statistical Topic

Advanced Search | Displaying 211 - 220 of 259
  • Song addresses the famous probability example of Birthday Problem by contrasting the often confused events of "some people matching" with "someone matches with ME". May be sung to the tune of "Happy Birthday to You" (Mildred J. Hill and Patty Smith Hill). Originally appeared in Winter 2002 "STATS". Recorded June 26, 2009 at the OSU Whisper Room: Larry Lesser, vocals/guitar; Justin Slauson, engineer.
    0
    No votes yet
  • Song celebrates advantages of the mean (over the mode and median) and includes conceptual references such as BLUE and MAD. May be sung to the tune of "It Had To Be You" (Gus Hahn and Isham Jones). Musical accompaniment realization and vocals are by Joshua Lintz from University of Texas at El Paso.
    0
    No votes yet
  • Song of a student forging a commitment to learn major concepts and tools of mathematical probability. May be sung to the tune of "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan).
    0
    No votes yet
  • Song relates basic facts (e.g., its parameters and symmetry) about normal curve and standardized z-scores. May be sung to the tune of "Oh Christmas Tree" (traditional). Musical accompaniment realization and vocals are by Joshua Lintz from University of Texas at El Paso.
    0
    No votes yet
  • This site contains links to and descriptions of over 600 applets that can be used for demonstrations or analysis of topics commonly covered in introductory statistics courses.
    0
    No votes yet
  • This video is a humorous refresher of statistics methodology. This rap video presents a parody with statistical references. It is quite entertaining.
    0
    No votes yet
  • This video is an example of what is known in psychology as selective attention. When a person is instructed to only focus on the number of times a ball is passed between players wearing a white shirt it is sometimes difficult to see what else is going on.
    0
    No votes yet
  • This lesson plan uses the Birthday Paradox to introduce basic concepts of probability. Students run a Monte Carlo simulation using the TI-83 graphing calculator to generate random dates, and then search for matching pairs. Students also perform a graphical analysis of the birthday-problem function. Key Words: Permutations; Explicit Function; Recursive Function; Modeling.
    0
    No votes yet
  • This text document is a detailed index of the Against All Odds video series. This detailed index allows instructors to quickly find stories that can be used in the classroom. The author also includes the his ratings of which video segments are useful in the classroom. The actual videos are viewable online and are also indexed in CAUSEweb.
    0
    No votes yet
  • JChart2D is a minimalistic charting library published under the OSI approved GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE. It is designed for displaying multiple traces consisting of tracepoints. JChart2D is centered around a single configurable swing widget: the Chart2D. It is a JComponent that one can add to a java swing user interface. Therefore basic knowledge of java awt and swing and the information provided on this site is helpful. JChart2D is intended for engineering tasks and not for presentations. It's specialty is run time - dynamic precise display of data with a minimal configuration overhead.
    0
    No votes yet

Pages