you use statistics
you interpret statistics
you read papers with statistics
you did a statistics course
... well a few years ago

but do you understand what it all means?



I occasionally run tutorials at conferences and workshops ... read more about the tutorials

online materials

see the tutorial outline
download the tutorial notes
find out about 7 common errors in statistics
choose a statistics textbook from the book list

interactive things - play!

watch the rain fall in Gheisra
try two-horse races with virtual coins
and more coin tossing experiments
download a HyperCard demo (stuffed binhex)

"there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics"
Disraeli (or maybe not)

"the only statistics you can trust are those you falsified yourself"
Winston Churchill

"a little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation"
Clarence Edwin Ayres

tutorial outline

tutorial notes

7 common errors

book list

rainfall in Gheisra

two-horse races

more coin tossing!

HyperCard demo

other tutorials by Alan

about the stats tutorial

links elsewhere

Alan Dix 23/4/2001