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==Google Docs Central Limit Theorem Example==
==Google Docs Central Limit Theorem Example==
[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?hl=en&hl=en&key=0AhLNnjMk2r_qdDRJNlNSMEJWU21MX3UyQXVMS3VHd2c&output=html Monte Carlo Google Doc CLT Example]
==Binomial Distribution==
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binomial_distribution Wikipedia Bionomial Distribution]
==2009 Agenda for Lecture==
==2009 Agenda for Lecture==

Revision as of 08:55, 19 September 2011

Steve Koch 11:17, 4 October 2010 (EDT): In 2010, we had an impromptu discussion about how to report mean +/- standard error of the mean, and relation to the central limit theorem.

2011 Coin Toss Results

Google Spreadsheet

Google Docs Central Limit Theorem Example

Monte Carlo Google Doc CLT Example

Binomial Distribution

Wikipedia Bionomial Distribution

2009 Agenda for Lecture

  1. Discussion about labs; /Good lab notebooks;
  2. How to report uncertainty
    • Make sure to always include units and uncertainty.
  3. Probability density function
  4. Histogram
  5. Central Limit Theorem
  6. Normal Distribution
  7. Possibly: How to graph results w/ theory
  8. Possibly: sensitivity for uncertainty propagation

Agenda for Labs

  1. Today you definitely need to talk with Koch about what needs to be included in your lab summary.
  2. Must finish taking data this week. Summary should be completed outside of class.
  3. Must complete your hands-on "quiz" or interview with Koch. The in-class "quiz" is actually on-going...but you can request one at the end if you think I may have a bad impression of your understanding.