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Game Data Analysis – Tools and Methods by Coupart Thibault

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Chapter 5. Advanced Analysis and Statistical Methods

In this chapter, we will have a look at the tools for advanced analysis, essentially for statistical methods. As many people might be reluctant to learn about this particular field, the idea will be to present most of the methods without using any mathematical formulas, and most of them will be illustrated with an example from the video game field and a concrete game-design situation.

Note that all of the tools listed in this chapter do not represent the entire domain. Instead, this is a general overview which is not comprehensive.

General statistical description

In this section, we will highlight the basic notions of statistics, such as the average and the standard deviation. We will also explain ...

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