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My notes on Statistics, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security

Data Collection – Observational Studies

Observational Studies

In observational studies, as the name implies, the data are measurements of existing characteristics of a group or groups of individuals. The goal is typically to make conclusions about a population based on the sample of individuals we’ve observed, or to compare a measurement on individuals between different groups.

Features of Observational Studies

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Disclaimer : These are my study notes – online – instead of on paper so that others can benefit. In the process I’ve have used some pictures / content from other original authors. All sources / original content publishers are listed below and they deserve credit for their work. No copyright violation intended.

References for these notes :

The study material for the MOOC “Making sense of data” at Coursera.org

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