Descriptive Statistics: Mean, Median and Standard Deviations – Dr. Julia Sharp

March 24, 2016


What’s the difference between the mean and the median?  Or between sample variance and standard deviation?  Join Dr. Julia Sharp for a quick review of the definitions on these basic tenants of descriptive statistics and you’ll be well on your way to mastering the basics.

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Dr. Julia Sharp

Associate Professor of Applied Statistics, Mathematical Sciences Department
Clemson University

Julia Sharp, is an Associate Professor of Applied Statistics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Clemson University. She has more than seven years of experience working with data collection, management, and analyses across a variety of disciplines, including horticulture, food science and nutrition, computer science, biological sciences, and engineering. Dr. Sharp is a trained applied statistician, with expertise in the areas of experimental design and analysis, longitudinal data analyses, and generalized linear mixed models.


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