" The following data consist of the scores for students in a particular Yale course on 11 homework sheets (columns headed S1 through S11), the midterm, and the final exam. The last row gives the scores for a hypothetical perfect student, that is, it gives the maximum score possible. "
" The table at the end of this file gives the times (under daylight saving) for the tides at Mount Desert Island, Maine, for the months of July and August 1998. (Source: Acadia National Park BEAVER LOG, July/August 1998; published by the National Park Service) "
" daily average wind speeds for 1961-1978 at 12 synoptic meteorological stations in the Republic of Ireland (Haslett and Raftery 1989) "(The data for Malin Head alone.)
" This is a 20 variable, 18 country dataset constructed just for this class. It comes from individual level data that has been aggregated for each country. The two letter country codes should be self-explanatory. They constitute the only variable that is not numeric. For more information consult the Luxembourg Income Study URL. "
" This is the subject of the 1995 Data Analysis Exposition sponsored by the Statistical Graphics Section of the American Statistical Association. The purpose of the Exposition is to encourage statisticians to demonstrate techniques, especially graphical, for analyzing data and displaying the results of an analysis. Individuals and groups will work with the same set of data and present their analyses at a special session as part of the annual Joint Statistical Meetings in Orlando, Florida on August 13th-17th, 1995. The datasets for 1995 are drawn from two sources, U.S. News and World Report's Guide to America's Best Colleges and the AAUP (American Association of University Professors) 1994 Salary Survey which appeared in the March-April 1994 issue of Academe. The U.S. News data contains information on tuition, room and board costs, SAT or ACT scores, application/acceptance rates, graduation rate, student/faculty ratio, spending per student, and a number of other variables for 1300+ schools. The AAUP data includes average salary, overall compensation, and number of faculty broken down by full, associate, and assistant professor ranks. "