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Unformatted text preview: o 68.3% +_ 1 SD o 95.4% +-2 SD o 99.7% +-3SD asymmetry-skewness peakiness kurtosis estimate S by empirical rule p- parameter- characteristic of a population and sigma p^ - statistic characteristic of sample y and s Statistical inference: drawing conclusions from a population based on observations in a sample of that population. Representative sample Random sample a random n items is a n in which o Every member of the population has the same chance of being included o The membrane of the sample are chosen independently of each other...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2009 for the course BIO 50020 taught by Professor Wilke during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '09