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Title: A Simple Dataset for Demonstrating Common Distributions
Url: http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/secure/v7n3/datasets.dunn.cfm
Creator: Dunn, Peter K.
Publisher: American Statistical Association
University of Southern Queensland
Description: This dataset, created by Peter K. Dunn of the University of Southern Queensland, contains the time of birth, sex, and birth weight for 44 babies born in one 24-hour period at a hospital in Brisbane, Australia. The data can be used for studying some common distributions like the normal, binomial, geometric, Poisson, and exponential. In regards to the dataset, the author states: "Because the dataset is small and easily understood, it provides a useful classroom example for discussing these distributions. "
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities -- Distributions. Characteristic functions
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Probability
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Binomial distribution
Mathematics -- Normal distribution
Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- t-distribution
Date Issued: 1999
Resource Type: Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
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Reference
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Peter K. Dunn
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-06-15 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-20 12:40:43 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
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Resource URL Clicks: 9
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