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The Resource Meaning from data : Statistics made clear, Taught by: Professor Michael Starbird

Meaning from data : Statistics made clear, Taught by: Professor Michael Starbird

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Meaning from data : Statistics made clear
Title
Meaning from data
Title remainder
Statistics made clear
Statement of responsibility
Taught by: Professor Michael Starbird
Title variation
Statistics made clear
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Director
Editor
Producer
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Who was the greatest baseball hitter of all time? How likely is it that a poll is correct? Is it smart to buy last year's highest-performing stock? These questions all involve the interpretation of statistics, and this film is an introduction to this vitally important subject in today's data-driven society. Explanations for terms such as mean, median, percentile, quartile, statistically significant, and bell curve, and scores of other statistical concepts are covered. The emphasis is on the role of statistics in daily life, giving a broad overview of how statistical tools are employed in risk assessment, college admissions, drug testing, fraud investigation, and a host of other applications
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Cataloging source
STX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Alisha Reay; academic content supervisor, Ann Waigand; directors, Jon Leven, Sal Rodriguez; camera operators, Alexis Doty, Jared Bourgeois, Jack Dierkin, Jim Allen; editor, Alisha Reay
Dewey number
519.5
LC call number
QA276
LC item number
.M42 2006
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Michael Starbird, Professor of Mathematics and Distinguished Teaching Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
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  • Starbird, Michael
  • Reay, Alisha
  • Leven, Jon
  • Rodriguez, Sal
  • Teaching Company
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0
Series statement
Great courses, Science & mathematics
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  • Statistics
  • Mathematical statistics
  • Statistics
  • Distribution (Probability theory)
  • Sampling (Statistics)
  • Confidence intervals
  • Statistical hypothesis testing
  • Experimental design
  • Statistics
  • Confidence intervals
  • Distribution (Probability theory)
  • Experimental design
  • Mathematical statistics
  • Sampling (Statistics)
  • Statistical hypothesis testing
  • Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Statistics
Technique
live action
Label
Meaning from data : Statistics made clear, Taught by: Professor Michael Starbird
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Consists of 24 lectures; each is 30 minutes
  • "Course no. 1487."
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 148 pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdamedia
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1: Part 1. Lecture 1. Describing data and inferring meaning -- Lecture 2. Data and distributions: getting the picture -- Lecture 3. Inference: how close? How confident? -- Lecture 4. Describing dispersion or measuring spread -- Lecture 5. Models of distributions: shapely families -- Lecture 6. The bell curve
  • Disc 2: Part 1. Lecture 7. Correlation and regression: moving together -- Lecture 8. Probability: workhorse for inference -- Lecture 9. Samples: the few, the chosen -- Lecture 10. Hypothesis testing: innocent until -- Lecture 11. Confidence intervals: how close? How sure? -- Lecture 12. Design of experiments: thinking ahead
  • Disc 3: Part 2. Lecture 13. Law: you're the jury -- Lecture 14. Democracy and Arrow's impossibility theorem -- Lecture 15. Election problems and engine failure -- Lecture 16. Sports: who's best of all time? -- Lecture 17. Risk: war and insurance -- Lecture 18. Real estate: accounting for value
  • Disc 4: Part 2. Lecture 19. Misleading, distorting, and lying -- Lecture 20. Social science: parsing personalities -- Lecture 21. Quack medicine, good hospitals, and dieting -- Lecture 22. Economics: "one" way to find fraud -- Lecture 23. Science: Mendel's too-good peas -- Lecture 24. Statistics everywhere
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781598031461
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781598031461
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1487
  • PD1487
  • PD1487-01
  • PD1487-02
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm64190760
  • (OCoLC)64190760
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Meaning from data : Statistics made clear, Taught by: Professor Michael Starbird
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Consists of 24 lectures; each is 30 minutes
  • "Course no. 1487."
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 148 pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdamedia
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1: Part 1. Lecture 1. Describing data and inferring meaning -- Lecture 2. Data and distributions: getting the picture -- Lecture 3. Inference: how close? How confident? -- Lecture 4. Describing dispersion or measuring spread -- Lecture 5. Models of distributions: shapely families -- Lecture 6. The bell curve
  • Disc 2: Part 1. Lecture 7. Correlation and regression: moving together -- Lecture 8. Probability: workhorse for inference -- Lecture 9. Samples: the few, the chosen -- Lecture 10. Hypothesis testing: innocent until -- Lecture 11. Confidence intervals: how close? How sure? -- Lecture 12. Design of experiments: thinking ahead
  • Disc 3: Part 2. Lecture 13. Law: you're the jury -- Lecture 14. Democracy and Arrow's impossibility theorem -- Lecture 15. Election problems and engine failure -- Lecture 16. Sports: who's best of all time? -- Lecture 17. Risk: war and insurance -- Lecture 18. Real estate: accounting for value
  • Disc 4: Part 2. Lecture 19. Misleading, distorting, and lying -- Lecture 20. Social science: parsing personalities -- Lecture 21. Quack medicine, good hospitals, and dieting -- Lecture 22. Economics: "one" way to find fraud -- Lecture 23. Science: Mendel's too-good peas -- Lecture 24. Statistics everywhere
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781598031461
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781598031461
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1487
  • PD1487
  • PD1487-01
  • PD1487-02
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm64190760
  • (OCoLC)64190760
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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