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These materials are assigned as required or optional outside readings.

Little Handbook – The Normal Distribution

Published: Dec 22nd, 2012

View the Reading on “The Normal Distribution” From the online version of Little Handbook of Statistical Practice, this reading contains a brief discussion about the normal distribution. This document is linked from The […]

Little Handbook – Outliers

Published: Dec 22nd, 2012

View the Reading on Outliers (≈ 1300 words) From the online version of Little Handbook of Statistical Practice, this reading contains a classic paper discussing how to handle outliers (wild observations).   This […]

Little Handbook – Look at the Data!

Published: Dec 22nd, 2012

View the Reading – Look at the Data! (≈1200 words) From the online version of Little Handbook of Statistical Practice, this reading contains examples of numerous exploratory graphical displays. This document is linked […]

UCLA IDRE – What statistical analysis should I use?

Published: Aug 4th, 2012

The UCLA Statistical Computing site is an excellent resource for information and examples of using common software packages to analyze data. The following link provides a table which breaks down the appropriate statistical analysis for certain type(s) of variables.

Little Handbook – Creating Data Files

Published: Jul 31st, 2012

From the online version of Little Handbook of Statistical Practice, this reading contains a discussion about where data come from and some problems to avoid when creating datasets.

Little Handbook – Is Statistics Hard?

Published: Jul 30th, 2012

Required Reading: From the online version of Little Handbook of Statistical Practice, this reading contains excellent comments about common reasons why many feel that “statistics is hard.”