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View Resource **Many Eyes

Many Eyes is a beta site created by IBM that encourages users to explore its featured set of tools that can be used to explore data visually. This site has an area for featured data sets and is constantly be updated by its users. In its About Us section Many Eyes proclaims that it "is a bet on the power of human visual intelligence to find patterns. Our goal is to "democratize" visualization and...

http://manyeyes.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/
View Resource 1993 New Car Data

This dataset describes 93 new cars for the 1993 model year with 26 variables, including price, mpg ratings, and engine size; it also illustrates a broad range of statistical techniques such as box-whisker plot, confidence intervals, difference in means, one-way ANOVA, contingency table, scatterplot, regression, and correlation.

http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v1n1/datasets.lock.ht...
View Resource 2000 Hate Crime Statistics

This is an article which contains background information as well as 14 tables for the hate crime statistics in 2000. The document is divided into methodology, hate crime statistics, and jurisdictional hate crime statistics. The file is in Adobe Acrobat format.

http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/hate-crime/2000
View Resource A Dataset that is 44% Outliers

This article describes a dataset of days in office of US Presidents with outliers that are not mistakes or unusually high or low observations. The data illustrate that outliers need not be errors but could be particularly interesting cases and that data displays may differ in their ability to reveal interesting data structure. Key Words: Inliers; Interpretation in context.

http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v13n1/datasets.hayden...
View Resource A Positively Skewed Distribution

This assignment asks students to explore a set of data which is positively skewed. The data come from a survey of college students asking how vulnerable they feel about the loss of a parent.

http://www.uvm.edu/~dhowell/StatPages/More_Stuff/Mireault.ht...
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