From Basketball and Medicine to Climate: Understanding the World through Statistics

12/26/2016; 48 minutes

Statistics is the science of data: measuring and assessing uncertainty and more generally, learning from data. Since scientific, technical, and social disciplines all need to make conclusions based on data, statistics provides them with tools essential for their advances. From player stats to computer models to simulate the effects of climate change statistics play a key role. Recorded on 02/27/2016. (#31524)

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