Non-parametric statistics Essays

  • ENGR 401 Student Interview Report

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    prior experience with interviewing candidates in a professional process. Consequently we were all acutely aware of the skills we lacked. These primarily involved assessing the applicants’ technical and soft skills as conveyed through their verbal and non-verbal communication. By reading submitted curriculum vitae, CVs, making preliminary selections and conducting four minute interviews we were able to form a ranking of candidates that would best suit the project’s requirements as specified by the client

  • Nursing Reflection: The Gibbs Cycle In Nursing

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    INTRODUCTION Reflection is a holistic experience that allows the person participating, to evaluate the event both after and during the course of the incident (Johns 2006). Reflection facilitates the understanding and determining of the contraindications that may have occurred throughout the practice from what is required (Johns 2006). There are many models to aid in the process of reflection (Boud et al 1995, Boyd and Fales 1983, Mezirow 1981 cited in Johns 2006). I have chosen the Gibbs cycle (1988)

  • Persuasive Essay On Immigration In Canada

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    Immigration has been and will continue to happen all around the world. There are so many reasons for people who come from different countries and ethnicities to move from country to country. The reasons why these people immigrate is either they are simply forced to, due to violence and hostility or that they are in search of a better life for them, and or their family etc. Canada being rated number one in quality of life has been a goal for people wanting to immigrate. The Immigration and Refugee

  • Parametric Vs Nonparametric Analysis

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    statistics (Goldstein, 2011; Gay, 2010; Snijders & Bosker, 2012). There are two types of statistical operations to which research data can be subjected for making of appropriate inferences about the population from the sample. They are parametric statistics and nonparametric statistics. It must be reiterated emphatically that of these two, the parametric statistics is incomparably more powerful, sensitive, appropriate, accurate and suitably desirable classically. A more powerful statistical test

  • Descriptive Statistics

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    8.10 Descriptive statistics: Descriptive statistics are used to describe the basic features of the data in a study. They provide simple summaries about the sample and the measures. Together with simple graphics analysis, they form the basis of virtually every quantitative analysis of data. Descriptive statistics are typically distinguished from inferential statistics. With descriptive statistics you are simply describing what is or what the data shows. With inferential statistics, you are trying to

  • The Cox Proportional Hazard Model

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    distribution function to the hazard function. In Cox proportional hazard model Is Unspecified and non-negative function of time that called a baseline hazard function and is a matrices of covariates related to the ith person. One of the important assumptions in Cox model is that the covariate has a linear effect on the log hazard function. However, Continuous variables can be an influence on the risk with non-linear forms and ignoring this can alter the results. Adding a nonlinear function to a variable

  • Statistical Analysis Sample

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    (Statistical package for social science) version 17 to obtain descriptive statistics that was calculated in the form of frequency percentage The statistical comparison between different groups was carried out using one of the following tests:- 1- Inter-group comparison of categorical data were performed by using chi square test (X2-value) 2- Freidman test: for comparison of more than two related groups with non-parametric data A P value <0.05 was considered statistically significant. Results This

  • Heavy Equipment Operator Case Study

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    Use complete sentences throughout the assignment and table. Provide comprehensive explanations with a minimum of 4 sentences for each rationale section. The table cells will expand as you type. Be sure to proofread and edit carefully for correct grammar and spelling. Chosen vocational field/name of job Heavy Equipment Operator. There are many different types of equipment you can operate. Earth movers and cranes. I have only operated earth movers. Identify the potential problem When operating

  • Three Types Of Relief Sculpture

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    There three different type of relief: low, high and lastly intaglio. Low relief also known as Bas relief. Low relief characterized by figures that are only slightly raised from the surface of the background. High relief: the figures in the sculptures are dramatically raised from the background. “Lastly, intaglio relief is created by having an image carved down below the surface of the sculpture. Last type of sculpture is freestanding or sculpture in the round is surrounded by space on all sides,

  • Keratoconus Case Study

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    General guidelines for screening for keratoconus: 1. Anterior and posterior elevation maps (Demirbas et al., 1998): In the anterior elevation map differences between the best fit sphere and the corneal contour of less than +12 μm are considered normal, between +12 μm and +15μm are suspicious, and more than +15 μm are typically indicative of keratoconus. Similar numbers about 5 μm higher apply to posterior elevation maps. 2. Anterior curvature map (Tomidokoro et al., 2000): The

  • Control In The Dystopian Society

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    As it is the power to influence, control is an important concept. Because of this, control directs many things, such as people’s behavior. People can use the power of control for many things. You can control large things, like your future, or just everyday things, like what you’re going to eat for lunch. Control, overall, is a very big concept that is extremely influential as it directs many actions that happen daily. In the dystopian society short stories, “Harrison Bergeron” and “2BRO2B” by Kurt

  • Passive Procrastination Hypothesis

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    procrastination are different and have different effects, and through this research people will realize which procrastination they are engaging in and which is better for them. The results prove that procrastination is not necessarily dysfunctional and non-productive, it can be viewed in some circumstances as a way of prioritizing tasks. This is especially relevant for students since they can increase their productivity by participating in active procrastination rather than passive

  • Crash Test Dummies Song Analysis

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    Quantitatively, the humming sample constitutes four seconds of the 4:03 minute-long Crash Test Dummies song. Even though, the sample constitutes less than 2% of the original song, a court is not likely to find, as a matter of law, a de minimis use without first looking at the qualitative importance of the sample to the song as whole, like the court in TufAmerica that refused to find a de minimis use based solely on the fact that the sample constituted a small portion (i.e., nine seconds of an 8:11

  • Jung Typology Test Report

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    Having taken the Jung Typology Test, my MBTI results have changed as follows:- From: ESTP E for Extroversion, S for Sensing, T for Thinking and P for Perceiving To: INTP Introvert (9%), iNtuitive (22%), Thinking (9%), and Perceiving (16%) While there is a match with TP preferences, there is a strong deviation in my selection as it applies to the Sensing and iNtuitive preferences. I am not too worried about the change from Extroversion to Introversion as the variation of 9% is not too high. It must

  • Crime Report Disadvantages

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    1. Discuss the major disadvantages of the Uniform crime report as a source of crime. What do you understand by the term “dark figure of crime”? The Uniform Crime Report has been the primary source of official crime statistic since 1930; participation of this program is voluntary, furthermore all agencies do not participate. The Uniform Crime Report, report crimes to the nation’s police and sheriff’s departments. They separate crime into two categories: Part I Offenses, where four violent crimes

  • Physics Momentum Questions

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    Name: ________________________ Class: ___________________ Date: __________ ID: A 1 Momentum Quiz Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. Which of the following has the greatest momentum? A) truck with a mass of 2250 kg moving at a velocity of 25 m/s B) car with a mass of 1210 kg moving at a velocity of 51 m/s C) truck with a mass of 6120 kg moving at a velocity of 10 m/s D) car with a mass of 1540 kg moving at a velocity of 38 m/s ____

  • Logical Reasoning Theory

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    Practical one Logical reasoning and the effects of validity and ontology Abstract; This experiment explored whether individuals can reason logically, when presented with a set of syllogisms relating to ontology, regardless of ontological invalidity, when told to ignore ontology. 16 syllogisms were presented, half correct and half incorrect, participants were asked to score each syllogism as valid or invalid Within the design, there were 163 participants, the average age being 22 years and 8 months

  • Subliminal Perception Essay

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    Subliminal perception is defined as perceptual experiences which are triggered by sensory stimuli that are below the measured absolute threshold of conscious perception of a specific sensory organ. The word consists of two syllables: a prefix Sub-, which means below; and the root word limen (of Latin origins), which means threshold. The study of subliminal perception has received scientific attention since the first investigations of sensory thresholds were set on. Following these studies, a natural

  • Formalism And Formism In Literature

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    ENG20400 Critical Theory Worksheet 1 Emma Treacy (16413544) Questions 1. Give a basic definition/description (50-100 words for each definition) of two of the following terms mentioned in Williams’ article: new criticism; new formalism; close reading; distant reading. 2. Identify five descriptive words or phrases that are associated with ‘symptomatic reading’ in the essay. What criticisms of symptomatic reading are reported in the essay? (100-150 words) 3. This article suggests differences in method

  • Reflection On Resistance To Change

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    Resistance to Change   I recently did a questionnaire from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to assess my resistance to change and found my results to be about average. I scored slightly higher than the average mean for routine seeking, emotional reaction, short- term focus, and slightly lower on cognitive rigidity for a total resistance of 3.29 compared to the mean of 3.09. I agree with these results for the following reasons: I can see both the pros and cons of change and am not typically inclined