**"Statistics"**

## Over 200 Statistical Procedures

*By Joshua Burkhow On February 25, 2015 · Leave a Comment · In Analytics, Statistics*

Do you ever wonder all the ways that a problem can be solved statistically? Well here is a list of over 200 statistical procedures! How many do you know? How many have you actually used? Want to see even more? Scroll to the bottom to see links to hundreds more!

Analysis of Variance

One-Way Analysis […]

## 5 Tools You Need To Know To Work With Big Data

*By Joshua Burkhow On February 7, 2014 · 10 Comments · In Analytics, Big Data, Data Science, Programming, Statistics*

I could easily study and write solely on the topic of Big Data. I could dive deep into every single Apache project and all the other software offerings, white papers, and technologies around big data and I’d have a lot to write about. The challenge with this is that we are not robots, we can’t […]

## What is the Central Limit Theorem?

*By Joshua Burkhow On December 31, 2013 · Leave a Comment · In Statistics*

The Central Limit Theorem (CLT) is a critical topic in statistics. Here are a handful of links and a video from Khan Academy to get you up to speed on the CLT.

## The Anscombe Quartet and Why Data Visualization is Critical

*By Joshua Burkhow On December 28, 2013 · 1 Comment · In Data Science, Data Visualization, Statistics*

I love examples that are so blatantly clear that even people who aren’t as crazy as I am about data can get it. Anscombe’s Quartet is exactly that, it shows that we must look at data visually to really ensure we understand the data.

Anscombe’s quartet comprises four datasets that have nearly identical simple statistical […]

## Things to Learn in R

*By Joshua Burkhow On September 1, 2013 · 1 Comment · In Analytics, Data Visualization, Programming, Statistics*

You up for learning something new? or maybe like me want to “do” statistics? If you are looking to do data analysis then R is a great tool/language to learn.

What is R?

R is a system for statistical computation and graphics. It consists of a language plus a run-time environment with graphics, a […]

## Understanding Linear Regression

*By Joshua Burkhow On July 25, 2013 · 3 Comments · In Statistics*

Sometimes its amazing how very simple concepts can actual be made so complicated and for little reason. For those of us who don’t have a Stats background but want or need to understand statistical concepts it doesn’t help that they are taught in a way that doesn’t make it easy to understand. Here I will […]

## Hans Rosling, Poverty, and Data

*By Joshua Burkhow On September 3, 2011 · Leave a Comment · In Statistics*

If you are interested in global development and how data can be used to show the story over the last one hundred years then you will love Hans Rosling’s TED speech. He gave an entertaining talk on new insights he highlights on poverty using Data.

## Coffee & Statistics: A Informative Combination

*By Joshua Burkhow On August 29, 2011 · Leave a Comment · In Statistics*

Here we have listed a collection of statistics all about coffee and coffee consumption from Coffee Statistics. Are you surprised by any?

Did You Know?

Coffee shops make up the FASTEST GROWING part of the restaurant business, checking in with a 7% annual growth rate!

## How to Draw a Histogram

*By Joshua Burkhow On August 26, 2011 · Leave a Comment · In Business Intelligence, Reporting, Statistics*

What is a Histogram?

A histogram is “a representation of a frequency distribution by means of rectangles whose widths represent class intervals and whose areas are proportional to the corresponding frequencies.”

## What is Ratio Data?

*By Joshua Burkhow On August 4, 2011 · Leave a Comment · In Statistics*

Ratio data are continuous data where both differences and ratios are interpretable. Ratio data has a natural zero. A good example is birth weight in kg. The distinctions between interval and ratio data are subtle, but fortunately, this distinction is often not important. Certain specialized statistics, such as a geometric mean and a coefficient of […]

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