### Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis: An Overview

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Frances Roulet State the statistical assumptions for this test. Frankfort-Nachmias & Nachmias (2008) refers to the statistical inference as the procedure about population characteristics based on a sample result. In the understanding of some of these characteristics of the population, a random sample is taken, and the properties of the same is study, therefore, concluding by indicating if the sample are representative of the ...

### Construction of a Research Questionnaire

23 Mar 2015 15 Jan 2018

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Construction of appropriate questionnaire items Section 2, Question 3 Describe what is involved in testing and validating a research questionnaire. (The answer to question 3 should be no fewer than 6 pages, including references) The following criteria will be used in assessing question 3: Construction of appropriate questionnaire items Sophistication of understanding of crucial design issues Plan for use of appropriate sampling method and sample Plan ...

### Fear of Crime Survey Results

03 Oct 2016 12 Jan 2018

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Data The data set used and analysed consisted of results from residents (N=300) who participated in the 2014, Gold Coast Community Survey on fear of crime and the factors that are associated with individual perceptions of what contributes to their fear. The data gathered from the survey analyses groups of categorical variables including fear, demographic characteristics, news and information, as well as community characteristics. Fear and News ...

### Introduction to Simple Linear Regression: Article Review

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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Simple Linear Regression Introduction to simple linear regression: Article review Abstract The use of linear regression is to predict a trend in data, or predict the value of a variable (dependent) from the value of another variable (independent), by fitting a straight line through the data. Dallal (2000), examined how significant the linear regression equation is, how to use it to draw the best fitting line of ...

### Methods of Risk Analysis and Management

23 Mar 2015 12 Jan 2018

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RISK ANALYSIS METHODS Risk management can be divided into four steps: risk identification, risk assessment, risk control, and risk records. In recent years, studies have mostly focused on the risk assessment. Risk assessment is to analyze and measure the size of risks in order to provide information to risk control. Four steps are included in the risk assessment. According to the results of risk identification and ...

### ‘Big’ Data Science and Scientists

03 Oct 2016 12 Jan 2018

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‘BIG’ DATA SCIENCE   If you could possibly take a trip back in time with a time machine and say to people that today a child can interact with one another from anywhere and query trillions of data all over the globe with a simple click on his/her computer they would have said that it is science ...

### Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS)

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Literature Review The aim of this chapter is to capture the main idea of the research in depth and provide a review on literature related to the study and go through the ideas of various authors towards the relevancy of the study and establish the need for the research. 2.1 Evolution Vessel Traffic Management System A vessel traffic management system (VTMS) is a nautical vessel movement ...

### Survey of Satisfaction with College Facilities

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Assignment 1 1. Plan for collection of Primary data and secondary data Primary data is the data which is collected directly from the field, i.e., it is first hand data and the secondary data is collected from some other source, i.e. second hand data. In this given problem primary data can be collected through interview to the Students and Staffs of the college. A Questionnaire will ...

### Statistical Analysis on Crime Rate in Nigeria

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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CHAPTER TWO 2.1 INTRODUCTION: In this chapter we are going to review some research work which has been carry out. Crime is one of the continuous problems that bedevil the existence of mankind. Since forth early days, crime had been a disturbing threat to his personality, property and lawful authority (Louis et al., 1981). Today, in the modern complex world, the situation is most highly disturbing. ...

### Employee Performance Analysis

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Project Outline: This research is about the Employee performance in an organization. Data related to several factors such as Employee Productivity, Customer Satisfactions Scores, Accuracy Scores, Experience and Age of Employees is taken into consideration. Statistical methods are used to identify if there is any impact of Age and Experience of Employees on factors such as Productivity, Customer Satisfaction and Accuracy. Theoretical Framework: XYZ Corporation operating ...

### Analysis of Obesity in the UK

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Obesity in England: Reason & Consequences Generally, the objective of this statistics report is to evaluate the obesity in England.   1.0 Abstract The main purpose of this report, is to identify the statistics analytical report regarding ‘Obesity in England’ that is specifically based on the physical activity and the lifestyles of people in England. In addition to the objective of this report, is to highlight the ...

### Normal Approximation in R-code

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Normal approximation using R-code Abstract The purpose of this research is to determine when it is more desirable to approximate a discrete distribution with a normal distribution. Particularly, it is more convenient to replace the binomial distribution with the normal when certain conditions are met. Remember, though, that the binomial distribution is discrete, while the normal distribution is continuous. The aim of this study is also ...

### Models of Accounting Analysis

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Historic Cost In accounting, historic cost is the first money related quality of a financial item. Historic cost is focused around the stable measuring unit assumption. In a few circumstances, assets and liabilities may be demonstrated at their historic cost, as though there had been no change in value from the date of acquisition. The balance sheet value items may subsequently vary from the "accurate" value ...

### Methods of Data Collection

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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1. INTRODUCTION This report consists of how data are collected and what are the methods to collect data for research. To improve a research better one or for more learning of particular thing which is to be analyzed. In this report a brief study of method of collecting data by primary data and secondary data with their classifications will be observed. 2. Methods of collecting primary ...

### Impact of Social Determinants on Health

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Song et al (2011) studied the influence of social determinants of health on disease rates. They specified AIDS as the disease of concern and utilized data from American Community Survey. They used correlation and partial correlation coefficients quantify the effect of socioeconomic determinants on AIDS diagnosis rates in certain areas and found that the AIDS diagnosis rate was mutually related with kind, marital status and population ...

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Literature Review   Chapter 2: Literature Review 2.1 Introduction This chapter covers a review of past literatures pertaining to the topic under study. As an opening, it brings in the limelight the backbone of gambling. Several definitions about gambling and the rationale behind are put forward as described by several authors. Following this, the different types of gambling ...

### Rainfall Pattern in Enugu State, Nigeria

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Enugu State is located in the southeastern part of Nigeria created in 1991 from the old Anambra state and the principal cities in the state are Enugu,Agani,Awgu,Udi,Oji-River and Nsukka. The state shares borders with Abia and Imo State to the south, Ebonyi State to the East, Benue state to the Northeast, Kogi state to the Northwest and Anambra state to the West. Enugu, ...

### Concept of Randomness in Statistics

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Part I Introduction Introduction on Freshman Seminar Freshman seminar 1205M offers great opportunities for students to work intimately with professors from the Science faculty on various areas of mathematics. The seminar was targeted to encourage us to open our minds to creative ideas and develop curiosity of influential mathematical theories and various subgroups of contemporary mathematics. In addition to exposure to selected subtopics in contemporary ...

### Multivariate Multilevel Modeling

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Literature Review This chapter tying up the various similar studies related to modeling responses multivariately in a multilevel frame work. As a start, this chapter begins by laying out the recent history of univariate techniques for analyzing categorical data in a multilevel context. Then it gradually presents the literature available on fitting multivariate multilevel models for categorical and continuous data. More over this chapter reviews the ...

### DuPont Enterprise Financial Analysis

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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With the fast pace of modern society, the competitions between companies are becoming more fierce gradually. In order to catch the tide of financial progress, rational analyses are required for enterprise to understand a company’s financial situation and operational efficiency. As a result, entrepreneurs can judge their enterprises’ competitive position in the industry and sustainable development ability based on these analyses. DuPont analysis and factor analysis ...

### Application of Regression Analysis

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Chapter-3 Methodology In the application of regression analysis, often the data set consist of unusual observations which are either outliers (noise) or influential observations. These observations may have large residuals and affect the parameters of the regression co-efficient and the whole regression analysis and become the source of misleading results and interpretations. Therefore it is very important to consider these suspected observations very carefully and made a ...

### Prescription Drug Abuse

02 Aug 2017 15 Sep 2017

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Sophia Ranta    Combing through the stories on the internet, I came across a shocking, testimonial of a woman who became addicted to OxyContin. Her name was Cheryl. She suffered from Fibromyalgia, which caused her to be in constant pain. When her pain became too unbearable, she went to see her family physician. Immediately, her physician prescribed her OxyContin, but stressed how important it was ...

### Reliability and Validity in Research

10 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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The debate whether qualitative methods are reliable and valid have been contested for a long time between qualitative and quantitative researchers. Quantitative researchers approach research in a positivistic way where they believe there is a single truth, behaviours can be explained by Universal laws and research should be done objectively (Research Methodology, 2016). Most of the studies also involved using statistical methods to analyse. Today, ...

### Comparison of HIIT Exercise and Cycling

02 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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State the research question being studied by the authors. Write a brief overview of the research topic by explaining the purpose of the study, the purpose of the problem being studied, and the results and conclusions. The purpose of this study was to explore physiological effects for a duration of eight weeks of regular physical activity in gym classes while doing either high ...

### Statistical Analysis of Cricket Matches

02 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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Abstract The effect of playing "home" or "away" and many other factors, such as batting first or second, winning or losing the toss, have been hypothesised as influencing the outcome of major cricket matches. Anecdotally, it has often been noted that Subcontinental sides (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh) tend to perform much better on the Subcontinent than away from it. In 2009, Joshi published ...

### Data Analysis Chapter Analysis

02 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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Part One: Based on my NTU username (N0687816), my data set is: (0,6,8,7,8,1,6) Section A) Forming a 99% confidence interval for my data set:     Our confidence interval is: We can therefore say with 99% confidence that the mean number of tattoos per student for the population of all students at NTU ...

### GDP vs Life Expectancy of Countries

02 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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We have chosen to discuss the relationship between GDP per capita vs. life expectancy at birth.  At first glance, it would appear that the GDP and wealth of a country should directly impact the life expectancy of its citizens.  However, when looking at the graph we see that while there is definitely a correlation between GDP and life expectancy, their relationship isn't linear.  This graph ...

### Statistical Analysis of Train Arrival Times

02 Aug 2017 07 Sep 2017

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Introduction In carrying out this project, the Researcher will be able to provide the reader with the findings of the project works through the use of Class Material and Statistical Data collected which was conveyed using the real-time analysis and Irish Rails Annual Report. In doing so, this will establish "in short" the output response by way of the train's arrival time. In addition, producing ...

### Balancing Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Management

10 Aug 2017

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THE NEED TO BALANCE THE QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENTS IN RISK MANAGEMENT RISK ASSESSMENT In order to control the health and safety of any business, there are certain things that must be controlled and risk is the foremost thing. While doing this it must be analyzed what can create difficulties and cause harm to the business activities or the people working in the organization. Risk ...

### Reflection on Teaching Statistical Research Methods

02 Aug 2017

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I began teaching almost fifteen years ago, while in medical school. It was then that I discovered my love for teaching and its potential to transform the lives of both students and teachers. These two aspects have become the driving forces of my teaching. My teaching philosophy rests on four elements. First, I set challenging goals for both students and myself. Second, I believe in ...

### How Sleeping Hours Affect Students' Studies

03 Oct 2016 03 May 2017

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STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE I HOW SLEEPING HOURS AFFECT STUDENTSâ€™ STUDIES IN UTAR PERAK CAMPUS FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE TITLE : HOW SLEEPING HOURS AFFECTS STUDENTSâ€™ STUDIES IN UTAR PERAK CAMPUS Marks 1. Abstract / 10 marks 2. Chapter 1 Introduction ...

### What is churn? An overview

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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Churn is the phenomenon where a customer switches from one service to a competitor's service (Tsai & Chen, 2009:2). There are two main types of churn, namely voluntary churn and involuntary churn. Voluntary churn is when the customer initiated the service termination. Involuntary churn means the company suspended the customer's service and this is usually because of non-payment or service abuse. Companies, in various industries, have recently ...

### The Decision-Making Process at Toyota

03 Oct 2016 25 Apr 2017

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â€œThe minor assessment is centred around Toyotaâ€™s annual report. Each student is expected to submit a case report, based also on the analysis of relevant background readings in addition to the case study itself, addressing the following issues: Â· Explain what is meant by the term â€œdecision-makingâ€ and analyse it in connection with the concepts of risk and uncertainty. Â· Discuss the decision-making process at Toyota. Â· ...

### Statistics Essays | Analysis of Data

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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Consider and discuss the required approach to analysis of the data set provided. As part of this explore also how you would test the hypothesis below and explain the reasons for your decisions. Hypothesis 1: Male children are taller than female children. Null hypothesis; There is no difference in height between male children and female children. Hypothesis 2: Taller children are heavier. Null hypothesis: There is no ...

### Strategy Planning and Implementation

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Task 1a) The organisation of my choicce in discussing the Strategy Planning and Implementation assignment would be Pantaloon Retail India Limited. The reason behind choosing this organisation as matter of discussion can be mentioned as follows: i) I am an ex-employee of Panataloon Retail India Limited being on the rolls of the company for nearly 4 years overseeing comapany's Marketing & Business Operations in the state of ...

### Parenting Styles in early childhood

23 Mar 2015 18 Apr 2017

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Parenting Style as a Mediator between Children's Negative Emotionality and Problematic Behavior in Early Childhood Abstract Parenting style is of particular interest in the negative emotional development leading to difficult behavior in children. This paper evaluates research focused on the impact parenting has on children's negative behavior. The objective was to determine the affects of authoritative and authoritarian parenting as it relates to negative behavior in children. ...

### Design Thinking and Decision Analysis

03 Oct 2016 17 Oct 2016

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Topic: How can decision analysis support the decision making process in design thinking in selecting the most promising properties during the transition fromdivergent toconvergent thinking phases? Executive Summary Table of Content Executive Summary List of Figures List of Tables Index of Abbreviations 1.Introduction 2.Overview of Design Thinking and Decision Analysis 2.1.A New Approach to Problem Solving 2.1.1.What is a Design Thinker? 2.1.2.The Iterative Steps of Design ...

### Impact of Smartphones on Students

03 Oct 2016 17 Oct 2016

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Problem Statement With the advanced technology nowadays, smartphone is viewed as a important device and an integral part of the Malaysian society. According to The Sun Daily Report, a last year concluded analysis revealed that Malaysia's smartphone penetration has increased to 63% in year 2013 from 47% in 2012, while tablet penetration has increased almost three times to become 39% from 14% (Afrizal, 2013). University students are ...

### Analysis of variance models

23 Mar 2015

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Abstract: Analysis of variance (ANOVA) models has become widely used tool and plays a fundamental role in much of the application of statistics today. Two-way ANOVA models involving random effects have found widespread application to experimental design in varied fields such as biology, econometrics, quality control, and engineering. The article is comprehensive presentation of methods and techniques for point estimation, interval estimation, estimation of variance components, and ...

### Statistics Essay: Interpreting Social Data

23 Mar 2015

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Interpreting Social Data The British Household Panel Survey of 1991 measured many opinions, among otherthings, of the UK population. One of the questions asked was whether thehusband should be the primary breadwinner in the household, while the wifestayed at home. Answers to the questions were provided on an ordinal scale,progressing in five ordinances from Strongly disagree to Strongly agree.Results for each ordinance were recorded from male respondents ...

### Important and application of data mining

23 Mar 2015

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Important and application of Data Mining Abstract Today, people in business area gain a lot of profit as it can be increase year by year through consistent approach should be apply accordingly. Thus, performing data mining process can lead to utilize in assist to make decision making process within the organization. This paper elaborate in detail the level of importance and also the application the application of ...

### Business decision making in different ways

23 Mar 2015

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1.0 Introduction This project is not only done for the sake of submitting as we are asked to but also to gain knowledge by a lot of means in both practical and theoretical ways. Text books and study guides cannot give complete knowledge to any student. And I believe that the assignments are given for students to gain extra practical knowledge from the wide world around. In ...

### The four levels of measurements

23 Mar 2015

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The four levels of measurements 1. Explain briefly how you would use number properties to describe the four levels of measurements. Answer: Measurements can be classified into four different types of scales. These are: Nominal Ordinal Interval Ratio Nominal scale: Nominal measurement consists of assigning items to groups or categories. No quantitative information is conveyed and no ordering of the items is implied. Religious preference, ...

### A Study On Business Forecasting Statistics Essay

23 Mar 2015

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The aim of this report is to show my understanding of business forecasting using data which was drawn from the UK national statistics. It is a quarterly series of total consumer credit gross lending in the UK from the second quarter 1993 to the second quarter 2009. The report answers four key questions that are relevant to the coursework. In this section the data will be examined, ...

### Measuring weak-form market efficiency

23 Mar 2015

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Measuring Weak-form Market Efficiency ABSTRACT This paper tests weak-form efficiency in the U.S. market. Both daily and monthly returns are employed for autocorrelation analysis, variance ratio tests and delay tests. Three conclusions are reached. Firstly, security returns are predictable to some extent. While individual stock returns are weakly negatively correlated and difficult to predict, market-wide indices with outstanding recent performance show a positive autocorrelation and offer more ...

### History of statistics and its significance

23 Mar 2015

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History of Statistics and its Significance Statistics is a relatively new subject, which branched from Probability Theory and is widely used in areas such as Economics and Astrology. It is a logic and methodology to measure uncertainty and it is used to do inferences on these uncertainties (Stigler, 1986). The history of Statistics can be firstly traced back to the 1600's. John Graunt (1620-1674) could be considered ...

23 Mar 2015

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Japanese traditional game Introduction Given the task to innovate a Japanese traditional game, we decided to use the Two - Ten Jack and create our very own which is much simpler to be played. It uses part of the Uno cards and also a board with numbers to be placed with a bet. In order to continuously win the prizes, we construct the game to be in ...