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 91.2: When a researcher selects all possible pairs of samples from a popu...
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 91.7: Commuting Times The Bureau of the Census reports that the average c...
 91.8: Heights of 9YearOlds At age 9 the average weight (21.3 kg) and th...
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 91.10: Home Prices A real estate agent compares the selling prices of home...
 91.11: Women Science Majors In a study of women science majors, the follow...
 91.12: ACT Scores A survey of 1000 students nationwide showed a mean ACT s...
 91.13: Per Capita Income The average per capita income for Wisconsin is re...
 91.14: Monthly Social Security Benefits The average monthly Social Securit...
 91.15: SelfEsteem Scores In the study cited in Exercise 11, the researche...
 91.16: Ages of College Students The dean of students wants to see whether ...
 91.17: ProblemSolving Ability Two groups of students are given a problem...
 91.18: Credit Card Debt The average credit card debt for a recent year was...
 91.19: Literacy Scores Adults aged 16 or older were assessed in three type...
 91.20: Battery Voltage Two brands of batteries are tested, and their volta...
 91.21: Exam Scores at Private and Public Schools A researcher claims that ...
 91.22: Sale Prices for Houses The average sales price of new onefamily ho...
 91.23: Average Earnings for College Graduates The average earnings of year...
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All possible (subsets) regressions
A method of variable selection in regression that examines all possible subsets of the candidate regressor variables. Eficient computer algorithms have been developed for implementing all possible regressions

Axioms of probability
A set of rules that probabilities deined on a sample space must follow. See Probability

Bayes’ estimator
An estimator for a parameter obtained from a Bayesian method that uses a prior distribution for the parameter along with the conditional distribution of the data given the parameter to obtain the posterior distribution of the parameter. The estimator is obtained from the posterior distribution.

Bivariate distribution
The joint probability distribution of two random variables.

Chisquare test
Any test of signiicance based on the chisquare distribution. The most common chisquare tests are (1) testing hypotheses about the variance or standard deviation of a normal distribution and (2) testing goodness of it of a theoretical distribution to sample data

Coeficient of determination
See R 2 .

Confounding
When a factorial experiment is run in blocks and the blocks are too small to contain a complete replicate of the experiment, one can run a fraction of the replicate in each block, but this results in losing information on some effects. These effects are linked with or confounded with the blocks. In general, when two factors are varied such that their individual effects cannot be determined separately, their effects are said to be confounded.

Contrast
A linear function of treatment means with coeficients that total zero. A contrast is a summary of treatment means that is of interest in an experiment.

Correlation coeficient
A dimensionless measure of the linear association between two variables, usually lying in the interval from ?1 to +1, with zero indicating the absence of correlation (but not necessarily the independence of the two variables).

Crossed factors
Another name for factors that are arranged in a factorial experiment.

Cumulative sum control chart (CUSUM)
A control chart in which the point plotted at time t is the sum of the measured deviations from target for all statistics up to time t

Curvilinear regression
An expression sometimes used for nonlinear regression models or polynomial regression models.

Deming
W. Edwards Deming (1900–1993) was a leader in the use of statistical quality control.

Deming’s 14 points.
A management philosophy promoted by W. Edwards Deming that emphasizes the importance of change and quality

Density function
Another name for a probability density function

Dependent variable
The response variable in regression or a designed experiment.

Empirical model
A model to relate a response to one or more regressors or factors that is developed from data obtained from the system.

Fisher’s least signiicant difference (LSD) method
A series of pairwise hypothesis tests of treatment means in an experiment to determine which means differ.

Gaussian distribution
Another name for the normal distribution, based on the strong connection of Karl F. Gauss to the normal distribution; often used in physics and electrical engineering applications

Geometric random variable
A discrete random variable that is the number of Bernoulli trials until a success occurs.
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