O'Reilly logo

Even You Can Learn Statistics A Guide for Everyone Who Has Ever Been Afraid of Statistics by David F. Stephan, David M. Levine

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Glossary

Alternative hypothesis (H1)

The opposite of the null hypothesis (H0).

Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

A statistical method that tests the significance of different factors on a variable of interest.

Arithmetic mean

The balance point in a set of data that is calculated by summing the observed numerical values in a set of data and then dividing by the number of values involved.

Bar chart

A chart containing rectangles (“bars”) in which the length of each bar represents the count, amount, or percentage of responses of one category.

Binomial distribution

A distribution that finds the probability of a given number of successes for a given probability of success and sample size.

Box-and-whisker plot

A graphical representation of the five-number summary ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required