Statistics notes - on random variables, distributions

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This is more for overview (my own) than for teaching or exercise.

For some more in-depth material to study, see e.g. the http://www.khanacademy.org/


Math on data:

some introduction · areas of statistics
types of data · on random variables, distributions
Virtues and shortcomings of...
on sampling · probability
glossary · references, unsorted
Footnotes on various analyses

Other data analysis, data summarization, learning

Data massage
Data clustering
Dimensionality reduction
Fuzzy coding, decisions, learning
Optimization theory, control theory
Connectionism, neural nets
Evolutionary computing



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Dependent versus independent

Random variables, distributions

Probability function(/distribution)

Probability mass function (discrete)

Probability density functions (continuous)

Cumulative distribution function

Expected value

A few distributions

Binomial distribution

Uniform Distribution

Exponential Distribution

Poisson distribution

Gaussian/Normal distribution

Logistic distribution