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This is a simple illustration of the principle of least squares.Â Â The learner has to fit a line to three data points by...
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AnimationAuthor: Paul Hewson

Date Added: Jun 16, 2009 Date Modified: Aug 26, 2013

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By means of four spin buttons, the user changes the parameters "alpha" and "beta" and two values of a beta-distributed random...
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AnimationAuthor: Thomas Mitchell

Date Added: Mar 23, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 20, 2011

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By means of two spin buttons, the user changes the parameter in the density function and a particular value of an...
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AnimationAuthor: Thomas Mitchell

Date Added: Mar 23, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 20, 2011

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By means of three spin buttons, the user changes the degrees of freedom and the value of an F-distributed random variable....
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AnimationAuthor: Thomas Mitchell

Date Added: Mar 23, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 20, 2011

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By means of four spin buttons, the user changes the parameters "alpha" and "beta" and two values of a gamma-distributed...
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AnimationAuthor: Thomas Mitchell

Date Added: Mar 22, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 20, 2011

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By means of four spin buttons, the user changes the values of the mean and variance and two values of a normally distributed...
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AnimationAuthor: Thomas Mitchell

Date Added: Feb 24, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 20, 2011

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By means of three spin buttons, the user changes the degrees of freedom and two values of a student's-t distributed random...
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Date Added: Mar 22, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 20, 2011

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By means of four spin buttons, the user changes the values of n, the number of trials (from 1 to 25); p, the probability of...
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AnimationAuthor: Thomas Mitchell

Date Added: Feb 23, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 20, 2011

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By means of four spin buttons, the user changes the values of p, the probability of "success" and two values of the discrete...
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AnimationAuthor: Thomas Mitchell

Date Added: Mar 22, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 20, 2011

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By means of three spin buttons, the user changes the values of lambda and two values of the discrete random variable X....
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AnimationAuthor: Thomas Mitchell

Date Added: Feb 27, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 20, 2011

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