Links to Other Educational and Statistical Web Sites
(Updated 09/20/2014 -- added link to Edudemic's Affordable Online Colleges in America: Rankings & Report)
- Guide to Online Schools
-- Specifically tailored for graduate students, to provide answers to
their online education questions. Has distinct sections on choosing a
school, financial aid options, the application and planning process, an
article comparing Master’s and PhD programs, and test preparation
- Affordable Online Colleges in America: Rankings & Report
-- Edudemic's web site provides information about the most affordable
colleges online today. 180 online colleges are ranked on student value,
price, and reputation, to determine objectively how far a dollar takes you at each one. These colleges had the best balance of low tuition and stellar performance metrics.
- ID Hunter
-- a comprehensive listing of online graduate certificates in
instructional design, online teaching, e-learning, and related fields,
along with info on credit hours required, costs, application
requirements, and related master’s programs. The website is free to use and requires no registration.
- Masters Degree Online
– Student Information Website -- An informational website for people
who are considering getting a Master's through an online program.
Describes the benefits of getting an online Master's, program
accreditation issues, tips for pursuing an online degree, information
about 25 specific subjects, and links to other resources.
- Online University
-- A site with a wide variety of academic-based articles that take an
insightful approach, igniting the educational curiosity in us all.
Not specifically a statistics site, but well worth looking at
- Online Graduate Programs
-- A web site with a wide variety of resources for anyone attending, or
thinking about attending, graduate school. Contains info about
how to get into grad school, graduate studies overseas, how to get a
research position, scholarship and grant resources, should you attend?,
life in grad school, online programs, Masters / Doctorates / MBAs, and
- Two websites by Jeremy Taylor, dedicated to helping graduate
students and professionals with their statistical analysis or problems.
is a place to share ideas and find answers to your statistical
questions. It is intended for information sharing, and focuses on free
content, such as blogs, video tutorials...etc.
is dedicated to providing consultation to those seeking more in-depth
statistical assistance. It offers straight-forward statistical
consulting to students, researchers, and professionals from a variety
of disciplines. (It is not a dissertation writing service.)
- Facster -- a web site that makes the
Statistical Abstract of the United States easily and fully accessible:
has easy to use key-word searching.
lets you zero in on the information of interest.
provides links to source internet sites from your search results.
contains the entire electronic version of the Abstract, not the abbreviated
tables in the bound edition or the government published .pdf files.
presents all data in the same easy to read time-series format, unlike the
published data series, which are all in different formats.
lets you combine information from different parts of the Abstract.
allows easy browsing of the Abstract’s information.
lets you bookmark your search results.
includes the California Statistical Abstract and will continue to grow with
other government statistics.
Data Shaping Solutions -- Data
Mining Job Board / Data Mining Meta Directory / Analytic Job Board. Specializing
in Business Intelligence, Statistics, Analytics, Data Management, Data Mining,
Data Analysis, SAS Programming, CRM, Artificial Intelligence, Web Mining,
Six Sigma, Operations Research, Risk Management, Database Marketing and Quant.
Also offers a wide array of expertise in design of experiments, time series,
predictive modeling, survey analysis, customer profiling, pattern recognition,
statistical testing, data mining across several industries (including Finance,
Internet, Marketing and Litigation), programming languages (such as SAS,
Java, C, C#, Perl, Splus/R and SQL), and internet solutions such as black
Internet Library -- a useful page, especially for students and others
who are learning statistics. It has links to free net-based stats textbooks,
illustrated instructions for doing statistics with Excel, practice questions
and problems for statistics tests, overview charts, resources for learning
statistics and writing research papers, links to other statistics-related
web sites, and links to other "Internet Libraries" (Economics, Excel,
Mathematics, Small Business, etc.).
PublicPractice -- an Australian
site providing census-related products and services. Products include Portraits,
Populator, Community Projector, Community Analyst, Community Explorer, Age
Profiler, Census data, and Population Sketches. Services include presentations
and seminars, needs analyses, social planning, and process management. The
web site also offers technical support, current (Australian) populations,
and links to other useful web sites.
Dr. Hossein Arsham's Remarkable
Web Site (University of Baltimore) -- A very large and very
impressive collection of online courses, tutorials, and related resources
for a wide variety of subjects related to:
Statistical Data Analysis for Managerial Decisions, with Excel For
Introductory Statistical Analysis
Business Statistics for Managerial Decision Making, with Excel for
Science of Making Good Strategic Decisions, with Success Science,
Leadership Decision Making, Tools for Decision Analysis, Time-Critical Decision
Making for Economics and Finance, Zero-Sum Games with Applications, Decision
Science Resources, A Collection of Keywords and Phrases
Goal-seeking and Optimal Strategic Modeling and Solution Algorithms,
with Linear Programming (LP) and Goal-Seeking Strategy, Integer Optimization
and the Network Models, Artificial-variable Free LP Solution Algorithms,
Tools for LP Modeling Validation, The Classical Simplex Method, Linear Algebra
and LP Connections, From Linear to Nonlinear Optimization: The Missing Chapter,
Construction of the Sensitivity Region for LP Models, Optimization with
Sensitivity Analysis Resources
Modeling and Simulation for Systems Analysis, Design and Control,
with System Simulation, , Modeling and Simulation Resources
Statistical Concepts and Tools for Data Analysis, with Questionnaire
Design and Surveys Sampling, Topics in Statistical Data Analysis, Computational
Statistics, Probability and Statistics Resources
Online Courses: Business Statistics, Decision Science/Management
Instructional and Training Resources: Zero Sagas in Four Dimensions,
Impact of the Internet on Learning &
Simulation -- The Institute for Operations Research and the Management
Sciences (INFORMS) maintains a web site that's an incredible treasure-trove
of information on every imaginable topic related to simulation. Every paper
and tutorial presented at the past four Winter Simulation Conferences is
available for downloading as full-text Adobe PDF files, which can be viewed
with the freely-available Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Foto Search Image Library -- 1,300,000
keyword-searchable images, including Art, photography, clipart,
illustrations, footage, and maps you can view free of charge. It is the digital,
online equivalent of a conventional art museum. Browsing through the world-class
photography and art library is free, and there are no access charges,
registration requirements, or usage limits.
Techenomics -- Lubricating oil sample
analysis and testing, temperature, vibration and condition monitoring by
StatisticsSolutions - a
company specializing in statistical consulting and analysis services for
graduate students working on their dissertations. Their web site also provides
a collection of
tips, tutorials and other resources.
Compendium of MBA Programs -- Explore
a worldwide directory of MBA programs and business schools that includes
admission tips, scholarship links, and glossary of terms.
SPSS dedicated web
site -- includes more than 350 free sample syntax, macros and scripts
classified by purpose, as well as Tips, FAQs, tutorials and a Newbie's Corner.
for the Graphical Display of Data -- a nice review of some of the do's
and don'ts when making graphs. This is part of a collection of
material, which is part of a larger collection of
resources for technical
and professional communicators.
An excellent set of online slide shows and handouts from a tutorial session
given in Oct, 2000 Marianne W. Zawitz, Bureau of Justice Statistics at the
Washington Statistical Society. Includes:
Free Resources for Program
Evaluation and Social Research Methods -- "How-to" do evaluation research
and the methods used: surveys, focus groups, sampling, interviews, and other
methods. Most of these links are to resources that can be read over the web.
A few, like the GAO books, are for books that can be sent away for, for free
(if you live in the US), as well as read over the web.
MathTools -- a technical computing portal
for all scientific and engineering needs, provided as a free service to the
scientific community and contains useful links for technical computing
programmers. Contains sections for MATLAB, Excel, Scientific C/C++, Scientific
Fortran, Scientific Java, Visual Basic, Applications & Industries, and
Learning & Education.
- HTML for Beginners
-- A nice introduction to HTML, describing the concept of markup tags,
preparing an HTML document, using meta-tags, basic formatting,
hyperlinks and anchors, images, forms and tables. It also contains
links to other HTML resources. Thanks to the young web designers at the W. B. Goodwin Community Center for suggesting this resource!
- Finding Data on the Internet --
a page of links to other pages that link to online databases related to:
agriculture, aviation, crime, demographics, education, energy, finding people,
health, immigration, investing, law, military, non-profits, politics, weather,
Virtual Laboratories in Probability
and Statistics (Java)
Software: Tools for Data
Mining and Knowledge Discovery -- links to software packages (some free,
some commercial; various hardware/software platforms) for performing
Suites - tools handling multiple discovery tasks
Classification - predicting an item class based on historical data
Method: Multiple | Decision tree | Rules | Neural network | Rough sets |
Genetic | Nearest Neighbour | Fuzzy
Estimation and Regression - estimating a continuous value
Clustering - finding groups of related items
Link Analysis - finding links or dependencies
Associations and Market-Basket Analysis
Data Cleaning and Transformation
PRN-DATA -- a web site that offers professional
health research consulting, coaching, and technical assistance as needed,
to investigators and nonprofit organizations.
Meta-analysis pages: an
talking points for
show for a lecture
Library of Mathematical Models
of Biological Systems -- provides access to working versions of published
Database, containing materials designed help teach a Chance course or
a more standard introductory probability or statistics course
history of statistics -- a collection of seminal papers by Bayes, Pascal,
Laplace, Legendre, and others. (Most documents and graphics are in Unix formats
-- LaTeX, PostScript, gz -- rather than the common formats understood by
Reference Desk - Calculators On-Line - Statistics (the grand-daddy
of all compendia of calculating web pages)
- Interactive WWW Pages
mathematical Java applets (including statistics) -- an incredibly
comprehensive collection! Much of the page is in Finnish, but you can still
identify the useful links.
collection of mathematical and statistical links
FedStats -- a master page maintained
by Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy to provide easy access
to the full range of statistics and information produced by more than 70
agencies in the United States Federal Government.
A list of
statistics-related resources on the web.
An incredibly comprehensive
database of information
on UFO sightings, with impressive graphical output and the ability to
query for specific information.
The Hunger Site -- An unusual
site, not statistics-related, in which sponsors make donations to humanitarian
organizations whenever someone looks at their banner ads.
First Internet Gallery
of Statistics Jokes -- enjoy, and contribute some of your own!
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