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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/170336
Description: One of the more common techniques for measuring relationships between variables is the well-known Pearson correlation coefficient. The corresponding handy test statistic is taught in just about every ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/185547
Description: Discovered nearly two hundred years ago, the Poisson distribution remains the basis for the calculation of the probability of rare events and for events that occur at random times. Throughout the stat ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/142842
Description: There are the countless intriguing examples of international marketing jargon that invade our everyday lives, dreamed up by some of the best and worst lights of a allegedly intellectual giants. Often ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2003
Subject Keyword: 180100 Law
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/47905
Description: As Professor Croucher gently reminds us, the theory of probability is widely misunderstood by most members of the general public so it comes as no surprise that it also poses a real challenge to legal ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/17127
Description: Basic statistical principles are often widely misunderstood (and often mistrusted) by many members of the public at large. It comes as no shock that this also applies to legal practitioners. If there ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/170330
Description: There is one activity of human endeavour in democratic countries in which everyone can be involved. The ability to decide who you would like to be the leaders of your organisation or even your country ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/90900
Description: The evidentiary threshold of proving a will is a necessary consequence of the place of wills as an exercise of testamentary freedom in the common law. This is challenged most when it is suspected, or ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/93393
Description: Have you ever wondered what the ads in the real estate section really mean when they describe a property as having 'period detailing' or 'uninterrupted views' or 'huge potential'? Or what is really go ... More
Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/25558
Description: 5 page(s)
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/13810
Description: Although there is a first year statistics unit at Macquarie having an annual enrolment of around 2500 students, it does not mean that statistics is a wildly popular subject. Indeed, the reality is tha ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/47805
Description: One of the standard techniques of teaching hypothesis testing is to outline how an appropriate test statistic should be selected and to compare its calculated value, based on the available sample data ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/162710
Description: This paper considers a problem in which an organisation is currently leasing a machine that is yielding unacceptable waiting times for those queuing to use it. There are three available options that a ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2004
Subject Keyword: 010100 Pure Mathematics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/79963
Description: 4 page(s)
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/25557
Description: 6 page(s)
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: statistics | jury | judge | law | probability
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/276361
Description: The general role of a judge is that of having the responsibility for interpreting the appropriate law in question and on occasions in higher level cases of importance there will be a panel of judges, ... More
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