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### Meaning from data: Statistics Made Clear With Michael Starbird

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Meaning from data: Statistics Made Clear With Michael Starbird
24xDVDRip | AVI/XviD, ~543 kb/s | 384x272 | Duration: 12:23:52 | English: MP3, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | + PDF Guide | 3.58 GB
Genre: Statistics

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? Which hospital has the best outcome for a given procedure? When is it a good idea to buy a product's extended warranty? These questions all involve the interpretation of statistics, as do a surprising number of other mysteries, including: Is the "hot hand" among sports players real? How can you tell if Shakespeare is the probable author of a newly discovered poem? What is a guilt-free way to get someone to admit to cheating? And, how does a tax assessor calculate the market value of a house?

Lectures:
1. Describing Data and Inferring Meaning
2. Data and Distributions-Getting the Picture
3. Inference-How Close? How Confident?
4. Describing Dispersion or Measuring Spread
5. Models of Distributions-Shapely Families
6. The Bell Curve
7. Correlation and Regression-Moving Together
8. Probability-Workhorse for Inference
9. Samples-The Few, The Chosen
10. Hypothesis Testing-Innocent Until
11. Confidence Intervals-How Close? How Sure?
13. Law-You're the Jury
14. Democracy and Arrow's Impossibility Theorem
15. Election Problems and Engine Failure
16. Sports-Who's Best of All Time?
17. Risk-War and Insurance
18. Real Estate-Accounting for Value
20. Social Science-Parsing Personalities
21. Quack Medicine, Good Hospitals, and Dieting
22. Economics-"One" Way to Find Fraud
23. Science-Mendel's Too-Good Peas
24. Statistics Everywhere

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