A SAMPLER OF WWW RESOURCES FOR
Section 4- JAVA Demonstrations
The emergence of JAVA as a platform-independent web
programming language has encouraged individuals to develop interactive
demonstration software that can be accessed via any JAVA-capable browser.
Some of our favorite individual JAVA applets (selected from the sites listed
Correlations - a neat "game" to show the relationship
between correlations and scatterplots - ten minutes should get the ideas
across to almost any student. Part of the CUWU Statistical Program at
- see the effects of adding an outlier (Webster West - S. Carolina).
- check the effect of bin size on Old Faithful data (Webster West - S. Carolina).
- Effect of a
"Small" Effect - visualization of the impact of a difference
in group means on job candidate selection (Mark Lane - Rice).
- Power of a
Hypothesis Test - nice graphical look at power for a test of a mean
(Todd Ogden - S. Carolina).
- Let's Make
a Deal version done by Webster West is quick to play and includes an
The sites below contain collections of JAVA applets or
links to applets at various locations which are relevant to statistics
Statistics Packages available as JAVA applications over the
- WebStat - created by Webster
West at the University of South Carolina
- Statlets - a multi-featured
JAVA-based statistics package with fee-based web access and a downloadable
version for small datasets (8 variables x 50 cases). Produced by Statpoint.
EXAMPLE: Here's modest course
webpage with links to a few applets for students to explore.
on to Section 5: Electronic Journals
to main outline of paper.