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nlbatting2009.txt
This dataset contains batting statistics for all National League teams in the 2009 baseball season. The goal of batting is to score runs and the dataset contains the number of runs scored per game. An interesting activity is find which offensive measures (batting average, OBP, SLG, OPS) are most helpful in predicting runs scored.  bayesball  Jun 8, 2010  958B  1019 
quarterbacks2009.txt
This dataset contains statistics for all NFL quarterbacks in the 2009 season.  bayesball  May 14, 2010  3KB  739 
olympics.run.txt
This dataset contains the winning time in seconds of each of the men sprint running events in the Olympics from 1972 to 2008.  bayesball  May 14, 2010  376B  1294 
Pasta Counting
Means and standard deviations of counts of medium size pasta shells using two measurement methods (cup and spoon).  bayesball  Jun 7, 2008  294B  300 
UNICEF study
In a UNICEF study, two variables were measured for a group of 21 countries: “health”, the percentage of young people rating their health as "fair or poor", aged 11, 13, and 15, and “swell”, the percentage of young people 'liking school a lot', aged 11, 13, and 15.  bayesball  May 28, 2008  447B  265 
test.scores.xls
Hypothetical test scores for a class of 200 students.  bayesball  May 2, 2008  608B  580  Apr26ages.xls  bayesball  Apr 26, 2008  806B  97 
Data from an Introductory Statistics Class
Students in an introductory statistics class were asked to fill out a data sheet, creating the following variables.
Height  height of the student measured in inches;
Gender  student's gender (male or female);
Shoes  the number of pairs of shoes that the student owns;
Number  the student was asked to choose a number between 1 and 10;
Dvds  the student was asked how many DVD's did he or she own;
ToSleep  time (to the nearest half hour) did you go to bed last night?
(this was converted to the number of hours past midnight);
WakeUp   time (to the nearest half hour) did you wake up this morning?
(this was converted to the number of hours past midnight);
NOTE: One can complete the hours of sleep by the computation
HoursSleep = WakeUp  ToSleep;
Haircut  answer to "How much did you spend on your last haircut (including
the tip)?";
Job  answer to "How many hours do you plan to work on a job per week this
semester?;
Drink  answer to "For an evening meal, do you prefer water, soda (pop),
milk?" This was recorded as water, soda, pop, or blank.;
SleeplessInSeattle  the student was asked to rate the movie "Sleepless in
Seattle" on a scale from 1 to 10. The answer is blank if he or she did not
see the movie.;
Pirates  the student was asked to rate the movie "Pirates of
the Caribbean" on a scale from 1 to 10. The answer is blank if he or she
did not see the movie.  bayesball  Apr 13, 2008  67KB  6557 
age_guess.xls
Teachers were asked to guess at the ages of six people on the basis of photographs. For each teacher, the dataset contains the guesses at the six people, the teacher's gender and age category, and his/her answer to the question "are you a good guesser?"
The actual ages of the six people are: person A is 60, person B is 33, person C is 45, person D is 33, person E is 67, and person F is 28.  bayesball  Apr 5, 2008  993B  249 
Congress and Pizza
The Navigation book gives the number of pizza restaurants and U.S. representatives for forty states in the U.S.  bayesball  Mar 30, 2008  1KB  1415 
State Population and Area Codes
The population (from the 2000 Census) and number of area codes for each state in the United States is presented.  bayesball  Mar 30, 2008  1KB  497 
Roller Coasters
The maximum drop of fiftyfive roller coasters in the United States. This dataset is described in Chapter 1 of Navigating Through Data Analysis in Grades 68.  bayesball  Mar 30, 2008  283B  1168 
time_to_take_online_test.xls
Time for teachers to take an ARTIST multiple choice test.  bayesball  Mar 25, 2008  245B  220 

