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Histogram Explorer

Histogram Explorer

Histogram Explorer is a tool for understanding histograms and their statistics


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Karen Nielsen
Karen Nielsen (Student)
10 years ago

Gives a good impression of some basic concepts. You can "draw" your own distribution or use a pre-set. Some of the pre-set distributions seem oversimplified due to the small range of values that can be used.

Technical Remarks:

All of the useage options aren't apparent without reading all of the instructions - for example, you must look under "File" for the option to "Practice Guessing."

Zeynel Cebeci
Zeynel Cebeci (Faculty)
19 years ago
Very simple, comprehensive and easy of use.

Technical Remarks:

An option for entering a set of data can be added.
Used in course? Yes
Elaine Young
Elaine Young (Student)
21 years ago
Excellent display of the relationships between centrality and dispersion.