Identifying Designs, Biases and Accuracy
1.Boiling Point Data
In the 19th century, the physicist James Forbes
boiled water at 17 campsites in the Alps. At each
site, he recorded the altitude above sea level and
also the temperature at wh
Determining Data Types and
The most important skill to develop early on is
the ability to determine the structure and type
of the data inherent in any situation.
We will spend the first part of todays workshop
practicing this skill b
What is a Confidence Interval, really?
Population parameter, , of interest.
Rather than good guess, want likely range
Specifically, use data to construct two values:
such that Pr(L < U) = 1.
MXB107 (S1/16) Exam details
Date & time: Check QUT Virtual
[currently Tues 21/6 @ 1:30pm but re-check in previous week]
Duration: 3 hrs working + 15 mins perusal
Materials: any written / printed materials