Lecture 3 - Announcements There will be a make-up lab...

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There will be a make-up lab scheduled for today from 6:30-9:30 pm, and for all subsequent Monday evenings. Please consider switching to the Thursday lab! Please read Chapter III on Error Analysis in your course packet Be sure to consult Appendix VI for documentation of the DAQmx functions used in your programs. Friday is the check-off date for completion of Exercise 2, if you haven’t already been checked off. Homework assignment #1 will be posted on the blackboard tomorrow. Announcements
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Accuracy and Precision true value Warren Buffet: “It is better to be approximately correct than precisely wrong” accurate; imprecise precise; inaccurate
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Heights of 928 people born of 205 pairs of parents (Galton, 1886) Measured Heights Number N
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S=2.49 = = Sample Size N=928 = 68.2 Standard Deviation Normal Error Distribution Sample Mean
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Measured Heights (x) N
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Normal Error Distribution Parent Population
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S S X
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Probability is a probability distribution
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Error Propagation
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Lecture 3 - Announcements There will be a make-up lab...

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