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Against all odds [videorecording] : inside statistics / produced in
association with the American Statistical Association ; a project of
COMAP, the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications, Inc. ; a
production of the Chedd-Angier Production Company ; produced, written, and
directed by Joseph Blatt.
S[outh] Burlington, VT : Annenberg Media, c1989.
7 videodiscs (13 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + study guide (255 p.)
This series goes on location to help uncover statistical solutions to the
puzzles of everyday life. Learn how data collection and manipulation,
paired with intelligent judgment and common sense, can lead to more
informed decision making.
disc 1. What is statistics? ; Picturing distributions ; Describing
distributions ; Normal distributions -- disc 2. Normal calculations ; Time
series ; Models for growth ; Describing relationships -- disc 3.
Correlation ; Multidimensional data analysis ; Question of causation ;
Experimental design -- disc 4. Blocking and sampling ; Samples and surveys
; What is probability? ; Random variables -- disc 5. Binomial
distributions ; Sample mean and control charts ; Confidence intervals ;
Significance tests -- disc 6. Inference for one mean ; Comparing two means
; Inference for proportions ; Inference for two-way tables -- disc 7.
Inference for relationships ; Case study.
DVD DVD-B 518