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Title: Learning from One's Mistakes
Url: http://www.rsscse-edu.org.uk/tsj/bts/lee/text.html
Creator: Lee, R.D.
Publisher: Royal Statistical Society (Great Britain)
Description: Created by R.D. Lee for the Royal Statistics Society, this article describes an exercise, which highlights the effect of sampling without replacement in small populations, and leads to consideration of the relative importance of sample and population size when examining standard error. The author provides a number of exercises, an explanation of statistical errors and the importance of sample size. This is a brief, yet fine resource for those in the field of statistics.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Sampling distribution
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Testing of hypotheses
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Study and teaching. Research. Nature study
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concept: Biology
Mathematics -- Statistical errors
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Mathematics Materials
Reference
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-04-21 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-06-17 10:03:48 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
Full Record Views: 24
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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