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Real life statistics : the statistician strikes back.

Author: Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A look at how statisticians work. The program follows a statistician researching the background of a news report. We learn typical sources used in statistics, such as government data and computer databases, and the graphical methods a statistician might employ, including histograms, bar charts, and boxplots. The program also dispels the belief that statistics are boring--while few people are excited about tables of  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 35735697
Notes: Made in 1993.
Credits: Producer, John Jaworski ; camera, John Sennett ; editor, Rog Vokes.
Cast: Dr. Chris Jones, Kenneth Cope, Denise Lievesley, Melanie Parr.
Description: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Statistician strikes back

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"A look at how statisticians work. The program follows a statistician researching the background of a news report. We learn typical sources used in statistics, such as government data and computer databases, and the graphical methods a statistician might employ, including histograms, bar charts, and boxplots. The program also dispels the belief that statistics are boring--while few people are excited about tables of numbers, analysis and interpretation of data can be fascinating"--Container.

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