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Revision as of 07:52, 21 March 2007

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The statistics portal might become a central place for everything relating to statistical analysis in research. It might be a central starting point with links to pages discussing individual statistical topics in detail as well as listing useful software and external web pages.


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Topics


Software

  • R Statistics
  • Microsoft's Excel and OpenOffice's Calc are of limited use for statistical analysis
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Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)


Statistics: The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions.

Evan Esar (1899 - 1995)


I gather, young man, that you wish to be a Member of Parliament. The first lesson that you must learn is, when I call for statistics about the rate of infant mortality, what I want is proof that fewer babies died when I was Prime Minister than when anyone else was Prime Minister. That is a political statistic.

Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)


Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.

Fletcher Knebel


There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)





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