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Activity Webinar Series

This series of webinars presents individual activities with complete do-it-yourself guidance.
They are usually held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2:30pm Eastern time.
Hosted by Leigh Slauson, Capital University.

CAUSE webinars are made possible by generous contributions from:

Freeman Publishing

JMP® software from SAS

Minitab Inc.

Pearson Higher Education

"A Guitar Hero Based Project in Mathematical Statistics"
with Ivan Ramler, St. Lawrence University

May 25th, 2010

This webinar will discuss an undergraduate Mathematical Statistics course project based on the popular video game Guitar Hero. The project included:

  1. Developing an estimator to address the research objective "Are notes missed at random?"
  2. Learning bootstrapping techniques and R programming skills to conduct hypothesis tests and
  3. Evaluating the quality of the estimator(s) under certain sets of scenarios.