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Unformatted text preview: . The key to learning from data is understanding the variation that is all around us. 1 Descriptive Statistics utilizes numerical and graphical methods to look for patterns in a data set, to summarize the information revealed in a data set, and to present the information in a convenient form. Inferential Statistics-utilizes sample data to make estimates, decisions, predictions, or other generalizations about a larger set of data and measure their reliability. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course MIST 3000 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '11