Statisticians know that the clean data sets that appear in textbook problems have little to do with real-life industry data to better prepare their students for all types of statistical careers, academic statisticians now strive to use data sets from real- life statistical problems this book contains 20 case studies that use actual data. Our last post dove straight into linear regression in this post, we'll take a step back to cover essential statistics that every data scientist should know to demonstrate these essentials, we'll look at a hypothetical case study involving an administrator tasked with improving school performance in tennessee. Competitors will compete for $2000 in prize money and interviews with mojio the case study judges include people from local businesses the competition runs until april 24th posters from the 2015 case study competition are in the hallway of the department of statistics and actuarial sciences eligibility: any current sfu. A case study is a common research design choice for graduate students conducting qualitative research case study designs tend to not be as laborious and time consuming as ethnography or grounded theory, and they are robust enough to help researchers address many different types of research. In terms of selecting a statistical test, the most important question is what is the main study hypothesis in some cases there is no hypothesis the investigator just wants to see what is there for example, in a prevalence study there is no hypothesis to test, and the size of the study is determined by how accurately the.
Case study competition to undergraduate students: to practice statistics the way it occurs in the real world, here is your chance we are pleased to announce the commencement of the 2015 statistical case study competition the competition is open to current undergraduate students in good standing at. 2 outline ▫ background info about the university, school and myself ▫ master of science (msc) programme in marketing & business analysis ▫ business statistics course ▫ coursework description ▫ student experience and feedback ▫ lessons learned. International monetary fund statistical capacity building case studies and lessons learned edited by thomas k morrison with case studies by zia abbasi noel atcherley jaroslav ku ˘cera graham l slack 2005.
These case studies illustrate the application of statistical tools to real-world problems each case provides background information, a task, data, complete jmp illustrations, a summary of insights and implications, and exercises use the by course and by analysis type tabs below to see lists of cases, and use the download. News csbigs volume 6(1) is available volume 6 number 2 will appear in the fall of 2015 call for papers csbigs volume 6(2) and 7(1) the case studies in business, industry and government statistics (csbigs) journal welcomes submissions for cases to be considered for volume 6 number 2, expected to appear in. Case studies introduction · statistics base · advanced statistics option · bootstrapping option · categories option · complex samples option · conjoint option · data preparation option · decision trees option · direct marketing · missing values option · neural networks option · regression option · forecasting option.
Case-studies vs statistical methods- -an issue based on misunderstanding george a lundberg bennington college i agree with stouffer that the statistician and the case- study investigator can make mutual gains if they will quit quar- reling with each other and begin borrowing from each other. Your main goal in this case study is to determine why there was such a large difference in the number of crossings, particularly in the months of september through december how were events in the early part of 2000 different from those in the early part of the year 2001 was the weather bad was the price of gasoline.