16_Statistics_Review_Lecture

# 16_Statistics_Review_Lecture - CEE 597 Lecture 16 Review of...

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25 February 2008 Jery Stedinger Review of Hypothesis Testing 1 CEE 597 – Lecture 16 Review of Hypothesis Testing and   use of Binomial Distribution.

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25 February 2008 Jery Stedinger Review of Hypothesis Testing 2 PRELIM EXAM See top of Homework Sheet Thursday, March 8, 2007,  in evening,  7:30 - 9:00 pm B-14/110 Hollister Hall.   Learning objectives and old exams  distributed Friday, Feb. 22. Yellow Paper
25 February 2008 Jery Stedinger Review of Hypothesis Testing 3 See top of Homework Sheet Starting Feb. 25 review of statistical concepts followed on  Read class review material on statistics (or your own  book) For Feb. 27 READ Barnett  et al .  “Airline Safety: Some Empirical  Findings” plus Barnet and Higgins This material will provide an opportunity to consider the  statistical analysis of accident data.  It will provide a  review of statistics. A risk analysis course would not be  complete without statistics.

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25 February 2008 Jery Stedinger Review of Hypothesis Testing 4 Statistical Ethics
25 February 2008 Jery Stedinger Review of Hypothesis Testing 5 What is Statistics? Statistical Science:  The science of assembling, classifying,  tabulating and analyzing facts or data of a numerical kind so  as to present significant information about a given subject  (Webster's  New World Dictionary,  1980) Statistics  is the science of scientific decision making. Statistics should be the  science of the process of scientific inquiry   (C.J. Wild,  Amer. Stat. 48(2),163,  1994)

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25 February 2008 Jery Stedinger Review of Hypothesis Testing 6 Probability versus Statistics Probability Theory: Given a sample space and sampling procedure (experiment),  determines the likelihood of different events that may occur. Characteristics of Population   Probabilities of Events Statistical Theory: The method for inferring (as best as one can) the characteristics of the  real world (some population) and making decisions based upon  observed events. Attempts to determine distributions used by nature  from observations: Observed Sample   Characteristics of Population
25 February 2008 Jery Stedinger Review of Hypothesis Testing 7 Learning Objectives Be able to formulate standard hypothesis tests (normal test for large samples) and  simple  nonparametric  randomized  tests  (based  upon  the  binomial distribution). For those tests should be able to:

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## This note was uploaded on 03/29/2009 for the course CEE 5950 taught by Professor Carr during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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