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In probability and statistics, Simpson’s paradox is an apparent paradox in which a trend is present in different groups, but is reversed when the groups are combined. Joel Cohen (1986) has shown that continuously distributed lifetimes can never have a Simpson’s paradox. We investigate the same question for discrete random...
This study examined the effect that three environmental
hues had on subjects' work performance and on mood levels of
anxiety, depression, and arousal in an office work environment.
Pre-test post- test measurements of differences in work performance
and mood levels were used to test twelve hypotheses. Work
performance was measured...
The purpose of this study was to determine if there were common
factors influencing student decisions to terminate course work at the
College of San Mateo, San Mateo, California.
The following six null hypotheses were tested:
1. There will be no significant difference in responses
among those enrolled in transfer...
Understanding the structure of the 30 nm fiber in chromatin is relevant to understanding eukaryotic replication and transcription. The major controversy among the models of the fiber concerns the disposition of the linker DNA, the DNA between adjacent nucleosomes, and the location of the linker histones. To determine if the...
The effectiveness of the passive anti-roll tank system aboard
the R/V YAQUINA was determined. Measurements of ship roll,
effective waveslope and tank water transfer were analyzed using a
systems analysis technique. Time series of the inputs and outputs of
the ship/tank system and of the tank itself were processed using...
Beginning in the late-nineteenth century, several dialogues emerged concerning life on Mars. Some supported the notion of an inhabited Mars, citing recent observations of the planet, while others, pointing to a lack of concrete evidence, denied the validity of such a bold hypothesis. The dialogues within and between different...