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Against all odds [videorecording] : inside statistics / producer, the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) and Chedd/Angier in cooperation with the American Statistical Association and the American Society for Quality Control.

Publication:
Santa Barbara, CA : Intellimation, distributor, 1989.
Series:
Annenberg/CPB collection.
The Annenberg/CPB collection
Format/Description:
Video
26 parts on 13 videocassettes (ca. 57 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Mathematical statistics.
Statistics.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television mini-series.
Educational films.
Documentary television programs.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
Twenty-six half-hour programs of a public television series present the why and how of statistics and statistical analysis using computer animation, on-screen computations, and documentary segments.
Contents:
1. What is statistics?
2. Picturing distribution
3. Describing distributions : numerical description
4. Normal distributions
5. Normal calculations
6. Time series
7. Models for growth
8. Describing relationships
9. Correlation
10. Multidimensional data analysis
11. The question of causation
12. Experimental design
13. Blocking and sampling ; experiments and samples
14. Samples and surveys : sampling and sampling distributions
15. What is probability?
16. Random variables
17. Binomial distributions
18. The sample mean and control charts
19. Confidence intervals
20. Significance tests
21. Inference for one mean
22. Comparing two means
23. Inference for proportions
24. Inference for two-way tables
25. Inference for relationships
26. Case study.
Participant:
Host, Teresa Amabile.
Credits:
Writer, director, Joseph Blatt; director of photography, Robin Doty; editor, Jean Dunoyer; content developer, David Moore.
Notes:
Videocassette release of a television series.
Contributor:
Blatt, Joseph. , Director, Author
Amabile, Teresa. , Host
Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (U.S.) , Producer
Chedd-Angier Production Company. , Producer
Intellimation, Inc. , Distributor
American Statistical Association. , Producer
American Society for Quality Control. , Producer
ISBN:
155946092X (pt. 1-2)
OCLC:
84529992
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