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View Resource Quote: Ramseyer on significance

"Old statisticians never die they just become nonsignificant." Quote by Gary Ramseyer (1934 - 2012) listed as joke #56 on Gary C. Ramseyer's First Internet Gallery of Statistics Jokes
View Resource Judgement by Sampling (1)

This article is an example of hypothesis testing with aspects of quality control. We have a batch of discrete items, from which we have some data about the incidence of an attribute, the data being based on a sample from the batch.
View Resource Cartoon: The Boyfriend

A cartoon suitable for a course website that makes use of a boxplot to display an outlier and also uses the term “statistically significant” in its punch line. The cartoon is number 539 from the webcomic series at created by Randall Munroe. Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites under a creative commons attribution-non-commercial 2.5 license.
View Resource Joke: A Significant Personality Type

A joke to teach the meaning of type I error by University of Texas at El Paso professor of Mathematical Sciences, Lawrence Mark Lesser (1964-) and Ohio State Unviersity PRofessor of Statistics Dennis K. Pearl (1951-).
View Resource The Probability of Penalizing the Innocent Due to Bad Test Results

This is an example of "growing" a decision tree to analyze two possible outcomes. The tree's branches examine the two possible conditions of employee drug use with corresponding probabilities. This example looks at the final outcome probabilities of being correctly and incorrectly identified versus testing accuracy.
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