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A_Poisson_Model_for_ - The parameter is µ How should we estimate µ A One of the mean B The mean C The standard deviation D Either A or C E none

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A Poisson Model for No-Hitters In Major League Baseball J. Recreational Math Vol 34(1) (Kindly Supplied by a Student of Stat 340)
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Definition A no-hit game is one where a single pitcher, pitching at least 9 innings does not allow a batter to hit the ball to progress to first base. This is a rare occurence.
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Data The year and number of no-hit games pitched are recorded from 1920 until 2006.
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Data 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1 0 2 2 1
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Distribution It is believed that the distribution is Poisson.
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Unformatted text preview: The parameter is µ. How should we estimate µ? A) One of the mean. B) The mean. C) The standard deviation. D) Either A or C. E) none of the above Inte R mission How many “boxes” should we have as a minimum? A) 0 B) 1 C) 2 D) 3 E) 4 How many boxes should we have? A) 1-2 B) 3-4 C) 5-6 D) 7-8 E) Any of the above What should our critical value be? A) 3.841, B) 9.488, C) 13.277, D) 21.592, E) None of the above...
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course STAT 340 taught by Professor Xu(sunny)wang during the Spring '09 term at Waterloo.

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A_Poisson_Model_for_ - The parameter is µ How should we estimate µ A One of the mean B The mean C The standard deviation D Either A or C E none

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