## Introduction to Statistics for Muslims (old website)

New website, hopefully better organized: Introduction to Statistics: An Islamic Approach

## OUTLINE OF COURSE:

Lecture 1: Islamic Approaches to Knowledge == INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL: { First Lecture provides motivation for nature & structure of this radically different approach to statistics}

UNIT 1: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
Introduction to Statistics: An Islamic Approach
Part 1: Descriptive Statistics

Lecture 2:  COMPARISONS Part I: Number Facts and Fictions

Lecture 3: COMPARISONS: Part II: Sorting, Ranking and: Percentiles,

Lecture 4: REPRESENTING: (Mean, Median and Mode)

Lecture 5: Measures of Spread, and Outliers.

Lecture 6: Boxplots.

Lecture 7: Histograms

Lecture 8: Densities:

Lecture 9: Bivariate Relationships

UNIT TWO: RANDOM SAMPLING

These lectures are now being replaced by a NEWLY DESIGNED part II for this course:
Introduction to Statistics: An Islamic Approach

Lecture 10: Random Draws

Lecture 11: Random Variables

Lecture 12: Probability Laws and Discrete Random Variables

Lecture 13: Binomial Distribution

Lecture 14: Expected Values, Averages, and LLN  -- needs revision, slides

Lecture 15: Central Values and Unexpected Values  -- needs revision, slides

Lecture 16: Normal Approximation to Binomial -- needs writeup

Lecture 17: Central Limit Theorem

Lecture 18: Assessing Independence in Contingency Tables

CONCLUDING LECTURE: Explains why current western methodology is seriously defective:
Lecture XX: Deification of Science

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