Stat 204, Part 1
Data
Part 1: Gathering and Exploring Data
These notes reect material from our text, Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data,
Third Edition, by Alan Agresti and Catherine Franklin, published by Pearson, 2013.
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Stat 204, Part 1
Data
Chapter 4: Gathering Data
These notes reect material from our text, Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data,
Third Edition, by Alan Agresti and Catherine Franklin, published by Pearson, 2013.
Florence Nightingale
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Atlantic Hurricanes
Chris Parrish
August 25, 2013
First, we need to retrieve two data les associated with our text. Go to the web site for
the Agresti and Franklin resources and download the set of les marked Mac Data les : CSV
(sit). Double click on the
Plotting Numerical Data
Chris Parrish
August 26, 2013
In this short exercise we will construct some of the most commonly used plots for numerical
data. We begin with a stripchart, which is most suitable for displaying small data sets.
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Florence Nightingale, 18201910
Chris Parrish
September 21, 2013
Florence Nightingale was born into an upper class family in England, but devoted her life to
trying to improve conditions for the sick and injured. She served in the British military hospital
Stat 204, Part 1
Data
Chapter 2: Exploring Data with Graphs and Numerical Summaries
These notes reect material from our text, Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data,
Third Edition, by Alan Agresti and Catherine Franklin, published by Pearso
Stat 204, Part 1
Data
Chapter 1: Statistics - The Art and Science of Learning from Data
These notes reect material from our text, Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data,
Third Edition, by Alan Agresti and Catherine Franklin, published by Pe
Simulation:
Runs in Basketball
Chris Parrish
August 25, 2013
Basketball players and fans get excited when a player makes a series of successful free throws.
Such a series is called a run, and some folklore has developed over the possibility that a run is
Simulation:
Scaling Grades
Chris Parrish
September 19, 2013
Every year at the University of California, Berkeley, about 1,000 students take the introductory
course Statistics 2, and the UCB Statistics Department expects to see a certain resulting grade
di
Stat 204, Part 1
Data
Chapter 3: Association: Contingency, Correlation, and Regression
These notes reect material from our text, Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data,
Third Edition, by Alan Agresti and Catherine Franklin, published by Pea
Two Samples
Chris Parrish
October 26, 2013
Smoking Then and Now
Here is a simple hypothetical example. Suppose you come across a magazine article reporting
on the incidence of smoking in Sewanee students some years ago, say in the year 1890. According
to
Stat 204, Part 3
Inferential Statistics
Chapter 8: Statistical Inference: Condence Intervals
These notes reect material from our text, Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data,
Third Edition, by Alan Agresti and Catherine Franklin, published
Stat 204, Part 5
Inferential Statistics
Chapter 9: Statistical Inference: Signicance Tests about Hypotheses
These notes reect material from our text, Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data,
Third Edition, by Alan Agresti and Catherine Frank