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### Open-source 'R' gets Hadoop integration

The R programming language is getting a new dose of big data processing by integrating the open-source Hadoop framework.<p>Lately, you can't talk about business without talking about "big data," which, incidentally, is the focus of the latest package from Revolution Analytics. Revolution Analytics, …

Big Data

### The Insane Amount of Gas Americans Burn Compared to the Rest of the World

The typical American consumes more fuel, on average, than three Germans.<p>I've occasionally written about how U.S. motorists have been driving less and guzzling fewer gallons of gas since the years leading up to the recession. Here's a reminder, though, that compared to the rest of the world, we are …

### Statistics - Introduction to Basic Concepts

<b>Statistics</b> - a set of concepts, rules, and procedures that help us to:<p><b>organize</b> numerical information in the form of tables, graphs, and</b> …

Data Science

### Descriptive vs. Inferential Statistics

The field of statistics is divided into two major divisions: descriptive and inferential. Each of these segments is important, offering different …

Data Science

### Definition of STATISTICS

statistics<p>noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction sta·tis·tics \ stə-ˈtis-tiks \<p>Seen and Heard<p>What made you want to look up</i> …

### Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion

Roughly the "average" amount of deviation in a distribution<p>Actually the square root of the average sum of squares.<p>denoted as <i>s</i> (for sample data) or σ …

ISPs

### The Effects of Outliers

The Effects of Outliers (Jump to: Lecture | Video )<p>Outlier<p>An outlier is a value that is very different from the other data in your data set. This can …

### Outlier

An outlier is an observation that lies outside the overall pattern of a distribution (Moore and McCabe 1999). Usually, the presence of an outlier …

### Standard Deviation and Variance

<i>Deviation just means how far from the normal</i><p>Standard Deviation<p>The Standard Deviation is a measure of how spread out numbers are.<p>Its symbol is <b>σ</b> (the …

### Probability

<i>How likely something is to happen.</i><p>Many events can't be predicted with total certainty. The best we can say is how <b>likely</b> they are to happen, using the …

### Probability

Problem: A spinner has 4 equal sectors colored yellow, blue, green and red. What are the chances of landing on blue after spinning the spinner? What …

Mathematics

### Conditional Probability

Problem: A math teacher gave her class two tests. 25% of the class passed both tests and 42% of the class passed the first test. What percent of …

### Conditional Probability

<i>How to handle Dependent Events</i><p>Life is full of random events! You need to get a "feel" for them to be a smart and successful person.<p>Independent …

ISPs

Experiment: A single 6-sided die is rolled. What is the probability of rolling a 2 or a 5?<p>Possibilities:<p>1. The number rolled can be a 2.<p>2. The number …

ISPs

### Rules of Probability and Independent Events

Further Concepts in Probability<p>The study of probability mostly deals with combining different events and studying these events alongside each other. …

### Variance of a Random Variable

Variance and Standard Deviation of a Random Variable<p>We have already looked at Variance and Standard deviation as measures of dispersion under the …

### StatTrek

Probability Distributions: Discrete vs. Continuous<p>All probability distributions can be classified as discrete probability distributions or as …

### Mathematics & Statistics

Welcome to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics<p>Mathematics and statistics are found in almost every sector of work, academia, and everyday …

### Factorials, Combinations and Permutations Calculators

4! = 4 × 3 × 2 × 1 = 24<p>10! = 10 × 9 × 8 × 7 × 6 × 5 × 4 × 3 × 2 × 1 = 3,628,800<p>3! = 3 × 2 × 1 = 6<p>As you can see, 10!, <i>pronounced 10 factorial</i>, is a …

### Factorials, Permutations and Combinations

Factorials<p>A factorial is represented by the sign <b>(!)</b>. When we encounter <b>n!</b> (known as 'n factorial') we say that a factorial is the product of all the …

### The Binomial Distribution

<b>For large values of n, the distributions of the count X and the sample proportion are approximately normal. This result follows from the Central</b> …

Algorithms

### The Binomial distribution | S-cool, the revision website

Suppose that an experiment consists of <b>n identical</b> and <b>independent</b> trials. For example flipping a coin over and over again <b>n</b> times. For each trial there …

Mathematics