Fun with statistics

27 January, 2013 at 00:08 | Posted in Statistics & Econometrics | 3 Comments

Yours truly gives a PhD course in statistics for students in education and sports this semester. And between teaching them all about Chebyshev’s Theorem, Beta Distributions, Moment-Generating Functions and the Neyman-Pearson Lemma, I try to remind them that statistics can actually also be fun …
 

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3 Comments

  1. Marr should apply his knowledge of stats to the issue Vaccines and public health.

  2. http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=2869

  3. Remind me again, why do economists assume we are rational? I think that video should knock most of those theories on their head.


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