Normal Estimate Experiment
This resource consists of a Java applet and expository text. The applet simulates a random sample from a normal distribution, and computes standard point estimates of the distribution mean and standard deviation. The bias and mean square error are also computed.
This resource consists of a Java applet and expository text. The applet allows the user to construct a histogram by clicking on a number line to generate the sample data. The class width can be varied and various summary statistics can be displayed.
Random Variable Experiment
This resource consists of a Java applet and expository text. The applet simulates a number of probability distributions, including the normal, gamma, chi-square, student t, beta, Pareto, F, extreme value, Weibull, logistic, and lognormal distributions.
This resource consists of a Java applet and expository text. The applet shows cumulative probabilities and corresponding quantiles for a variety of distributions, including the normal, gamma, chi-square, student t, F, Weibull, beta, Pareto, logistic, lognormal, and extreme value.
Bivariate Normal Experiment
This resource consists of a Java applet and expository text. The applet simulates the bivariate normal distribution. The means are set at 0, but the standard deviations and the correlation can be varied. Simulated points from the distribution are shown as dots in a scatterplot.
Finite Order Statistic Experiment
This resource consists of a Java applet and expository text. The applet is a simulation of the experiment of selecting n objects at random from the first m positive integers. The random variables of interest are the order statistics. The applet illustrates the distributions of the order statistics.
USGS Materials Maps
Visitors can learn about the relatively new field of imaging spectroscopy, which allows specific absorption features, caused by chemical bonds in materials, to be mapped spatially. Topics include an introduction to the procedure, environmental applications, vegetation and biota mapping, lithologic, and mineral mapping. A set of links provides access to reports, accompanied by spectroscopic images, on the use of this new tool in chosen locations.
Offshore Hydromechanics includes the following modules: 1. Hydrostatics, static floating stability, constant 2-D potential flow of ideal fluids, and flows in real fluids. Introduction to resistance and propulsion of ships. Review of linear regular and irregular wave theory. 2. Analytical and numerical means to determine the flow around, forces on, and motions of floating bodies in waves. 3. Higher order potential theory and inclusion of non-linear effects in ship motions. Applications to motio
The Thin Blue Line-Forensic Scientists
This site draws on, and brings together, many scientific disciplines-identification of hairs and fibers, forensic psychology,DNA testing, photography, bloodstain pattern analysis, and computer forensics-that contribute to the integrated analysis of a crime and the physical evidence left at a crime scene.
Bio-engineered Animals and Models of Human Disease
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Big Molecules: Solids
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Basically Weak: Weak Acids and Bases
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Quelles machines pour enseigner la langue ?
This paper first presents a history of Computer-Assisted Learning (CAL), setting its origins in the 1920s with the invention of mechanical learning machines. The use of the computer then allowed the development of different types of language learning activities: comprehension tasks, simulations, etc. However, without the contribution of natural language processing (NLP), these activities are of limited use. We address the problem of the integration of NLP in CALL systems while summing up the cha
Introduction to Sport at Oxford
A short introduction to sport at Oxford.
Climate Change and the Fate of the Amazon 2007 - Introduction
Climate Change and the Fate of the Amazon: An introduction to conference structure and aims.
Closing the Gaps in Indigenous Mortality & Housing: Perspectives from the Social Sciences
In delivering an apology to the Stolen Generations the Prime Minister set a concrete target to halve the gap in infant mortality rates between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children within a decade. Related to this is a subsequent declared need to improve housing conditions for Indigenous Australians with the establishment of a housing policy commission as the first step. In this forum, leading academics discuss the scale and nature of the issues facing the new government as it attempts to achie
Internet Scout Project
The University of South Carolina Library Web site offers the Online Science Books page. The site lists dozens of free online books from a variety of outside sources such as the National Academic Press, bibliomania.com, rheingold.com, and others. Books are categorized by various science subjects including astronomy, chemistry, environment, geology, marine science, physics, statistics, and biology. Included in these are a few science classics including Darwinï¿½s The Origin of Species and Arist
3 Stage directions Here is a longer passage from the scene from A Doll's House (The MAID referred to is the NURSE). King Collection Press Conference Introduction to X-ray Diffraction
[RANK, HELMER and MRS LINDE go downstairs. The NURSE comes forward with the children; NORA shuts the hall door.]
How fresh and well you look! Such red cheeks! – like apples and roses. [The children all talk at once while she speaks to them
January 13, 2009 Introduction of Clayborne Carson as Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Professor and executive director of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection and announcement of scholarly access to the Collection.
This site is intended as a brief introduction to some of the common x-ray diffraction techniques used in materials characterization. It is designed for people who are novices in this field but are interested in using the techniques in their research. Topics include x-ray generation and properties, lattice planes and Bragg's Law, powder and thin film diffraction, texture measurement and pole figures, residual stress measurements, small-angle x-ray scattering (SAXS), and x-ray crystallography.
Here is a longer passage from the scene from A Doll's House (The MAID referred to is the NURSE).
King Collection Press Conference
Introduction to X-ray Diffraction