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Title: Alabama - Introduction to Random Variables

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Title Alabama - Introduction to Random Variables
Contributor/Contact George Howard, DrPH
Institution University of Alabama
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Format PPT slides
Attachment Segment 3: Introduction to Random Variables
Type of Course Single Presentation
Level of Course Beginning
Audience Clinical Researcher
Topics Description Focusing on two types of outcomes, binomial and normal, we looked at the "distribution" or the likelihood of specific outcomes if we know the parameters. Using the example of tossing coins we explore outcomes and distributions.
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Keywords Dichotomous Outcome
Continuous outcome
Tossing coins
Logic and exclusion approach
Mathematical approach
Generalizations
Distributions
Binomial distribution
The Bell Shaped Curve
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Type of Activity Course Slides
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Topic revision: r3 - 08 Oct 2012 - 12:50:36 - MaryBanach
 

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