Statistical Inference: estimation of statistics from a sampling distribution

In statistical inference a common technique is to take samples from a population and measure the statistics of the sample. Different samples will have different statistics and so the statistic will have a probability distribution. The statistics of each sample is called a sample statistic and is a point estimate of a population statistic. The […]

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What is SQL…generally…

SQL stands for Structured Query Language. What does that mean? Better yet, how do you pronounce SQL? Well, originally it was named Structured English Query Language allowing for the acronym SEQUEL. It was later changed to SQL for copyright purposes. What do you use SQL for? It is a language, so as with any language […]

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