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Statisticians: Beware of the Datasaurus!!

Alberto Cairo created the Datasaurus Dozen to demonstrate the necessity to view data beyond its statistics. He created a scatterplot of a dinosaur, and then generated 12 very different scatterplots with almost identical statistics. N: 142 Mean: X=54.27, Y=47.83 Standard deviation: X=16.77, Y=26.94 Correlation x-y: -0.06 The 12 data sets with almost identical statistics to […]