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Compstat 1984 pp 249-254 | Cite as

On the Possibilities to Automate the Study of Statistical Dependence Between Two Variables

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Summary

This paper discusses the possibilities of automating the study of statistical dependence between two empirical variables when beginning to familiarize oneself with the data set. The use of STUDY, a program planned for this purpose, is described. STUDY is a part of the KONSTA system developed in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Tampere.

Keywords

Automatization of data analysis computers teaching of statistics. 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TampereUSA

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