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About Education
The Joy of Learning
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Index
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How to ask questions about a model
Subsections
Numerical Experiments
Formal Questions of a model and data: Statistical Hypothesis Testing
Probability Distributions
Comparing Two Samples: Classifying Variance
What Statistical Power
Means
Numerical Approximations of Power
What a 95% Confidence Interval Is
P-Values
Degrees of Freedom
Chi-Square Goodness of Fit Test
Why It Works
Generating Random
Variables
Sampling From a Distribution
Generating Normally Distributed Random Variables
Generating Random Variables From a Discrete Distribution
Parameter Estimation Using Maximum Likelihood
Overview
Method
Properties of
Maximum Likelihood Estimates
Likelihood Ratio Tests
General Overview
Solving Constrained
Optimization Problems with Lagrange Multipliers
General Overview
Matrix Calculus
Linear Models
General Overview
Setting up
Y
and
X
Parameter Estimation:
The Least Squares Method
Properties of
Hypothesis Testing
Linear Models with
Multiple Dependent Variables
Conclusion
Frank Starmer 2004-05-19
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