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Bumpus English Sparrow Data
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Data on multiple features of 136 freezing English sparrows of which 72 survived and 64 died. umpus, H. C. 1899. The elimination of the unfit as illustrated by the introduced sparrow, Passer domesticus. Biology Lectures, Marine Biological Lab. Woods Hole: 209-226.

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Frank Price
Cailliet Rockfish Depth vs. Age Data
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Age and depth data for 45 species of rockfish in the genus Sebastes. Cailliet GM, Andrews AH, Burton EJ, Watters DL, Kline DE, Ferry-Graham LA. Age determination and validation studies of marine fishes: do deep-dwellers live longer? Exp Gerontol. 2001 Apr;36(4-6):739-64.

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Anna Decker
Dragonfly Data
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Dragonfly data on more than 5800 specimens in the University of Connecticut Insect Collection by species and month of collection. Connecticut Dragonfly Flight Data using specimens in the University of Connecticut Insect collections. Our collections focus on the fauna of Southern New England. Collection Manager: Dr. Jane Oí˘ŒóŒťDonnell Faculty: Dr. David Wagner UCMS UConn Insect Collection, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Unit 3043, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 06269-3043, USA

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Ethel Stanley
Fisher Iris Data
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Fisher (1936) explored 150 floral measurements in three species of blue flag irises in the Gaspe region of Quebec that were made by Anderson (1935). Anderson, E. 1935. The Irises of the Gaspe Peninsula. Bulletin of the American Iris Society 59: 2-5. Fisher, R. A. 1936. The Use of Multiple Measurements in Taxonomic Problems. Annals of Eugenics 7: 179-188.

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Ethel Stanley
Freshman Statistics Seminar - Week 10: Hypothesis Testing and Experimental Design
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Students gain experience in designing experiments to test specific hypotheses using pepper oil aroma's impact on swallowing dysfunction.

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David Schladt
Freshman Statistics Seminar - Week 11: Mathematical Models for Prediction
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Students explore strengths, weaknesses and assumptions of mathematically and statistically based predictions using pandemic flu predictions.

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Ray Dybzinski
Freshman Statistics Seminar - Week 12: Sampling the Sub-Populations
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Introducing principles of sampling large populations using clinical research data. Students will explore ways subsamples might be taken and why this might be important in medical research.

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Aimee Dunlap
Freshman Statistics Seminar - Week 4: Levels of Evidence-Observational Studies versus Experiments
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Different levels of evidence from commercial weight loss programs in the US are compared and contrasted. This includes anecdotal evidence, observational study and experimental study.

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Marta Shore
Freshman Statistics Seminar - Week 5: Case study on correlation vs causation and levels of evidence
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Looking at the evidence for circumcision and HIV infection in terms of both correlation and levels of evidence.

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Marta Shore
Freshman Statistics Seminar - Week 6:Sample Size
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Using breast cancer data, students explore larger sample sizes to get better estimates of better population means, but also to get better estimates of variance and mean differences.

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Ray Dybzinski