Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Elementary Probability

  • A sketch by Anastasia Mandel reinterpreting Hunters at Rest by Vasily Grigoryevich Perov (1871) with the statistical caption "Capture-recapture statistics." This is part of a collection of sketches by Anastasia Mandel and their accompanying statistical captions discussed in the paper "How art helps to understand statistics" (Model Assisted Statistics and Applications, 2009) by Stan Lipovetsky and Igor Mandel in volume 4 pages 313-324. Free to use in classrooms and on course websites.
    0
    No votes yet
  • A sketch by Anastasia Mandel reinterpreting Blacksmiths Taking a Drink by Jean Francois Raffaelli (1884) with the statistical caption "Looks like Kolmogorov-Smirnoff testing." This is part of a collection of sketches by Anastasia Mandel and their accompanying statistical captions discussed in the paper "How art helps to understand statistics" (Model Assisted Statistics and Applications, 2009) by Stan Lipovetsky and Igor Mandel in volume 4 pages 313-324. Free to use in classrooms and on course websites.

    0
    No votes yet
  • A sketch by Anastasia Mandel reinterpreting Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Cristofano Allori (1615) with the statistical caption "Segmentation; this one even helped to disperse an army." This is part of a collection of sketches by Anastasia Mandel and their accompanying statistical captions discussed in the paper "How art helps to understand statistics" (Model Assisted Statistics and Applications, 2009) by Stan Lipovetsky and Igor Mandel in volume 4 pages 313-324. Free to use in classrooms and on course websites.

    0
    No votes yet
  • A sketch by Anastasia Mandel reinterpreting Woman Holding a Balance by Johannes Vermeer (1662-63) with the statistical caption "Sample balancing: "A false balance is abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight.", Proverbs, 11:1" This is part of a collection of sketches by Anastasia Mandel and their accompanying statistical captions discussed in the paper "How art helps to understand statistics" (Model Assisted Statistics and Applications, 2009) by Stan Lipovetsky and Igor Mandel in volume 4 pages 313-324. Free to use in classrooms and on course websites.
    0
    No votes yet
  • A joke that might be used in comparing Bayesian and frequentist interpretations of probability attributed to statistician Xiao-Li Meng.
    0
    No votes yet
  • Uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security. is a quote by American mathematician and Temple University professor John Allen Paulos (1945 - ). The quote is found in his 2003 book "A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market" where he is referencing something told to him by his father.
    0
    No votes yet
  • This site provides a list of graduate programs in Statistics and closely-related fields which respond to inquiries for information via e-mail. Links to programs are provided, in addition to information about contact persons within each program.
    0
    No votes yet
  • This site includes the 10 best jobs (identified by CareerCast) of 2010. Statistician makes the list, as does Actuary.
    0
    No votes yet
  • This site provides information for those considering careers as a statistician. The site delves into the nature of the work as a statistician, training, other qualifications, and advancement, employment opportunities, job outlook information, and projected earnings.

    0
    No votes yet
  • This site provides general information to students considering majors in Statistics or Actuarial Science.

    0
    No votes yet

Pages

list