WWW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING STATISTICS
Section 7- Data, Data, and More Data
Need an example of a regression which is drastically altered by an influential
outlier? Want to find some data to illustrate descriptive statistics which
will appeal to students interested in environmental issues? Looking for
a multivariate dataset to serve as the basis for next week's midterm exam?
Have a student who loves horse racing and wants to use data from past runnings
of the Kentucky Derby for her project? The Web is the place to find loads
of data sources, often in downloadable formats.
We'll divide our look at Web data into different types of resources:
7.2 Pages of
Links to Datasites
& Official Agencies
7.4 Data About
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