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bivariate descriptive statistic
categorical data analysis
census - measurement of every member of a population (cf. statistical inference)
central limit theorem
coefficient of determination
Data are numerical facts
goodness of fit
inference from sample
Kruskal-Wallis test for k independent samples
least squares line
Mann-Whitney (Wilcoxon rank-sum) test for two independent samples
negative binomial distribution
nonparametric (distribution-free) inferences
normal approximation to binomial distribution
parameter - a numerical characteristic of a population.
population - the entire collection of individuals or measurements about which information is desired.
population correlation coefficient
random sample of size n - a subset of n of the elements from that population where the subset is chosen in such a way that every possible subset of size n has the same chance of being selected as any other.
sample - a subset of the population selected for study.
sample correlation coefficient
sampling distribution of a statistic
sign test for paired data
simple linear regression
statistic - a numerical characteristic of a sample.
statistical inference - the population is sampled (in a manner to ensure that the sample correctly represents the population). Measurements are then taken on the sample from which parameters of the population are inferred (or generalized).
statistics - the science of collecting, organizing, and interpreting numerical facts called data to answer real-world questions.
testing a statistical hypothesis
type I error
type II error
univariate descriptive statistics
Wilcoxon rank-sum (Mann-Whitney) test for two independent samples
Wilcoxon signed-rank test for paired data
Number Theory Glossary
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