Using java in introductory statistics

  • Nancy E. BriggsEmail author
  • Ching-Fan Sheu
Statistics: Research And Teaching


In this paper, we discuss the use of Java, a programming language for the Internet, in introductory statistics courses. Monte Carlo estimation and simple linear regression are used as tutorial examples of the versatility of Java. Advantages over traditional instructional methods and other programming languages are examined.


Behavior Research Method Simple Linear Regression Monte Carlo Estimation Introductory Statistic Chance Error 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyDePaul UniversityChicago

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