14.30 Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics (MIT)
This course will provide a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. We will emphasize topics needed for further study of econometrics and provide basic preparation for 14.32. Topics include elements of probability theory, sampling theory, statistical estimation, and hypothesis testing.
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11.220 Quantitative Reasoning & Statistical Methods for Planners I (MIT)
This course develops logical, empirically based arguments using statistical techniques and analytic methods. Elementary statistics, probability, and other types of quantitative reasoning useful for description, estimation, comparison, and explanation are covered. Emphasis is on the use and limitations of analytical techniques in planning practice.
Author(s): Glenn, Ezra Haber

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The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
Describes thermal equilibium (where no heart transfer occurs, between material bodies). This short clip is a sample from a 10 hour dvd course. Run time 8:34.
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The First Law of Thermodynamics
Describes how an - energy balance - is maintained, between material bodies in a system. This is a sample from a 10 hour DVD course available online.  Content still very useful. Run time 09:34.
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Thermodynamics (Part 1)
Intuition of how gases generate pressure in a container and why pressure x volume is proportional to the combined kinetic energy of the molecules in the volume. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 09:49.
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Thermodynamics (Part 2)
Example problem that pv=pv. Introduction to temperature. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run 10:17.
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Introduction to Kelvin. Example of a problem involving the ideal gas law. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification.
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Thermodynamics (Part 4)
Introduction to the concept of a mole. Universal gas constant R. PV=nRT. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 10:13.
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Example problem involving PV=nRT. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 08:02.
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Statistical Calculation in Microsoft Powerpoint
In this video, six basic statistical calculations are presented in a Microsoft Powerpoint with accompanying narration.  The video explores how to find the mean, median, mode, standard deviation, z scores, and p-values.  examples are presented of data sets for concentration of product.

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Statistical Signal Processing for Modern High-Dimensional Data Sets
April 8, 2009 - Patrick Wolfe, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Statistics and Information Sciences Laboratory, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University Modern science and engineering applications give rise to the vast quantities of high-dimensional data. This talk will provide a broad research perspective on the challenges and opportunities of drawing inferences from such data sets. For the large collections of sounds, images and networks acquired by modern s
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Understanding the Least-Squares Regression Line
This applet allows students to explore three methods for measuring "goodness of fit" of a linear model. Users can manipulate both the data and the regression line to see changes in the square error, the absolute error, and the shortest distance from the data point to the regression line.
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Confronting Some Statistical Inference Misconceptions
This lesson poses a series of questions designed to challenge students' possible misconceptions of statistical inference and hypothesis testing. The lesson uses the statistical software, Fathom, and three datasets with information on the number of chips per canister distributed by a snack maker. The data can found at the relation address below.
Author(s): Bill Finzer and Gina Foletta

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A National Study of Chronic Disease Prevalence and Access to Care in Uninsured U.S. Adults
Background: No recent national studies have assessed chronic illness prevalence or access to care among persons without insurance in the United States. Objective: To compare reports of chronic conditions and access to care among U.S. adults, by self-reported insurance status. Design: Population-based survey. Setting: National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey (1999–2004). Participants: 12 486 patients age 18 to 64 years. Measurements: Estimates of national rates of cardiovascular d
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Internet Applications: Java Servlets
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Author(s): Graham Mansfield,Staffordshire University

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Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/11/best-of-web-video-november-2010.html Watch our pick of the top science videos on the web this month
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