differing opinions on what an ** outlier** would look like but the author, Malcolm Gladwell, of the book,

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“The ** outlier**, in the end, is not an

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There´s many a slip between the cup and the lip
The ** Outliers** exposes remarkable stories about successful people and goes behind the curtains to highlight key events in the life of these individuals that led them to their good fortune. For the most part Mr. Gladwell thesis is pretty simple; in order to win the lottery you must first buy a lottery ticket. Of course the author wrote a book on this therefore he goes a lot more into detail on how and why was the ticket purchased, what ethnicities...

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** Outliers** Essay
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Francisco Ayala
May 9, 2012
English 101
** Outliers**
Malcolm Gladwell is a speaker, bestselling author, and Canadian journalist. He is a writer for the New Yorker since 1996. Gladwell has four New York Times bestseller books he has written. Among one of those books is

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Executive Summary
The novel ** Outliers**, aims to investigate the very thing we want for our family, our students, and ourselves. For most of our lives we have believed that with hard work, anyone can achieve success. That had to be the reason that poor immigrants like Andrew Carnegie and college dropouts like Bill Gates achieved unimaginable wealth. Most of us were taught that working harder than anyone else would lead to ultimate success.
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** Outliers** Book Analysis
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while others tend to struggle? Is it solely based off their intelligence or IQ? Opportunities? Race and culture? In Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Trouble with Geniuses, Part 2” and “The Ethnic Theory of Plane Crashes”, two chapters taken from his book ** Outliers**: The Story of Success (2008), claims that there is a misunderstanding on what success is and how it can be achieved. Gladwell feels that the idea of having an extremely high IQ and success is faulty because there are various other factors to consider...

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Malcom Gladwell’s ** Outliers**
Summary
Gladwell’s

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data.
Data mining is practiced on static data collection, called
‘DATA WAREHOUSE’, rather than ‘online’ databases which
keep on updating.
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FORMS OF DATA MINING
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ASSOCIATION
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1) CLASS DESCRIPTION:
Class description deals with identifying properties that characterize a given
group of data items, whereas class discrimination deals with identifying
properties...

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influence the results. Factors that will be considered are the gender of the student, whether the student is studying a double or single degree, the results from the weekly quiz’s and the grade achieved on the mid semester report. The presence of ** outliers** will be determined to help analyse the accuracy of the data. There are an infinite number of internal and external factors that contribute to the outcome of a single exam result. Beaty, & Barling (1982) explains how factors such as stress and anxiety...

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example with extreme ** outliers**.
In this research the

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values.
Once I had done this I tested for ** outliers**. I did by doing the lower quartile- 1.5x the interquartile range. For south east this was321-(1.5x481) whiich came to 321-721.5 whi gave me -400.5. this test shows me that the south east region had no

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errors or objects that are irrelevant to data analysis. Data cleaning technique reduces the low-level data errors but not irrelevant objects. To reduce both types of noise there are three traditional ** outlier** detection techniques distance-based, clustering-based, and an approach based on the Local

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sum of squares of error of full model
r – no. of variables dropped from full model.
16. ** Outliers**
Measure | Potential

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a. Find the mean, median, and mode of newspapers sold over the 10-week period.
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Mean= 28.5
Median=26.5
Mode=28
b. Which measure(s) of central tendency best represent the data?
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d. Joe wants to pass his statistics class with at least a 75%. His prior four test scores are 74%, 68%, 84% and 79%. What is the minimum score he needs on the final exam to pass the class with a 75% average?
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examining these plots from the combined data for Meyer and Trauth, there is presence of potential ** outliers** in all the years.
There is a presence of potential

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by destination
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Analysis: 1. From the above three graphs, we can infer that by excluding the mathematical ** outliers**, the distribution tends to move more towards being a standard normal distribution. 2. We see that, as we exclude the

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Discussion of the Possible ** Outliers**
Table 7 shows the information as the following:
Min 45.10
Q1 62.98
Q2 71.13
Q3 76.22
Max 82.70
IQR 13.24
1.5* IQR= 19.86
3.0*IQR= 39.72
Outer Fence 1 = 23.26
Inner Fence 1 = 43.12
Inner Fence 2 = 96.08
Out Fence 2 = 115.94
• The value between Inner Fence 1 and Inter Fence 2 is mild

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requires us to use another formula in JMP, which is as following:
In the following the Excess Return Screened data is used to do the ** outlier** analysis. A look at the CC-Plot, The Box Plot and The M-Plot gives enough evidence that there are a quite an amount of

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Also, there are only two ** outliers**.
We should also examine the distribution of field goal percentages through a boxplot:
As seen in the boxplot, the median field goal percentage is .436. The first and third quartiles are .4185 and .448, with a minimum and maximum of .38 and .522. The data is not normally distributed, but it is not far from that, despite its skew to the left. The mean is .435, which is fairly close to the media of .436. There are only three

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Tutorial Week 2
Summary Measures for Numerical Variables
Introduction
In this week’s tutorial, we look at summarising a single numerical variable. There are five (5) aspects that need to be investigated: average, spread, location, shape and ** outliers**. You will complete some of the work by hand and the rest using Microsoft Excel.
Specifically the aims of this tutorial are to:
Produce frequency distributions and histograms for numerical data
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is not equidistant from the hinges, then the data is skewed. The ends of the vertical lines or "whiskers" indicate the minimum and maximum data values, unless ** outliers** are present in which case the whiskers extend to a maximum of 1.5 times the inter-quartile range. The points outside the ends of the whiskers are

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players, fiction writers, ice skaters, concert pianists, chess players, master criminals, and what have you, this number comes up again and again.”
This is now what we call the 10,000 hour rule which has been popularized in Malcolm Gladwell’s book ** Outliers**. Gladwell examined the factors that contribute to high levels of success. And to support this, he analyzed the lives of Bill Gates, The Beatles, Christopher Langan and J. Robert Oppenheimer. He also went through in the lives of Bill Joy and Wolfgang...

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the grouping of similar instances into clusters and forming new categories.
For example: City-planning: Identifying groups of houses according to their house type, value, and geographical location.
** Outlier** analysis

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repositories of information, storing huge amounts of persistent data.
3. Define each of the following data mining functionalities: characterization, discrimination, association and correlation analysis, classification, regression, clustering, and ** outlier** analysis. Give examples of each data mining functionality, using a real-life database that you are familiar with.
* Characterization is a summarization of the general characteristics or features of a target class of data. For example, the characteristics...

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greatest value of the data sets. The horizontal axis must be large enough to
encompass the number of box plots to be drawn.
Draw the box plots. Construct the boxes, insert median points, and attach upper and lower
adjacent limits.. Identify ** outliers** (values outside the upper and lower adjacent limits) with
asterisks.
Analyze the results. A box plot shows the distribution of data. The line between the lowest
adjacent limit and the bottom of the box represent one-fourth of the data. One-fourth...

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** Outliers**
In life, all individuals want to stand out. They want to be the diamond in the rough, but only a few of them can ever be such a thing. According to Malcolm Gladwell, in his book

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Unfortunately, after reading his recent novel ** Outliers**: The Story of Success, a deterrence of his validity and perfection within the art of leadership is evident.
What Out-lies About Gladwell’s

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*Outliers*** Outliers**, is a book by Malcolm Gladwell, which is known as the book of success. This book explains why some people succeed more than others and it even suggest that birth dates are a factor of success giving an example of Bill Gates and his success in Microsoft. If your are interested in why Asians are superior in math, or why the worlds smartest man has accomplished the least, this book has all the answers. The title says it all

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The Review of the book: ‘** Outliers**: The Story of Success’ by Malcolm Gladwell
The book by Malcolm Gladwell is really a great story that might reveal the secrets of success. The author tries to understand the other possibilities of gaining success except the pure talent and innate ability. The main points of his book are the importance of hard work, the perfect timing which helps to appear at a right time in a right place. He also pays attention to...

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explanation of what the descriptive statistics tell us about the motion picture industry.
2. Use the z-score to determine which movies, if any, should be considered high-performance ** outliers** in each of the four variables. If there are any

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means the data has a huge spread and the same can be verified from coefficient of variation which is even more than 41%. Besides, as can be seen from graphical plot and the positive skewness (0.87) measure, the data is skewed towards right. Also, the ** outliers** present towards the right end indicate the presence of few extremely high valued houses, due to which average price of houses is higher than the median price. The highest density of data is present in two lower quartiles, as can be seen from box...

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Give reasons for your answers.
B. Find (i) the mean (ii) draw a stem-and-leaf plot for the data (iii)Find the median.
C. Describe the shape of the distribution (is it symmetric, skewed left, skewed right, bell-shaped, etc., are there
obvious ** outliers**?).
3. A geologist collected 20 different ore samples, all the same weight, and randomly divided them into two
groups. She measured the titanium(Ti) content of the samples using two different methods.
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products can be found. Marketing activities can be linked to results to see how well the campaigns are working. Managers are better able to put the right resources at the right place at the right time. Data analytics can also be used to flag data ** outliers** and suspicious activities.
IT at Work 1.2
Federal Cloud Computing Strategy
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1. Why did the federal government shift to the cloud?
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GPA Scores for Starnes (Above) and McGrail (below)
** Outliers**
Starnes: IQR= .66; n < 1.91 and n > 4.55
McGrail: IQR= .35; n 3.78
1) For the first sets of data, I have chosen to use a box & whisker plot to represent the two distributions of GPA among Starnes’ and McGrail’s students. After plotting the data given, it appears that Starnes’ data is roughly symmetric, while McGrail’s appears to be a little skewed to the left, having more students among the higher end...

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Gladwell exclaims. "They believed in the eternal life of the written word!" "They confused puzzles and mysteries!" "They ate only one brand of ketchup! . . . No wonder they perished!"”
He has 4 books which are The Tipping Point (2000), Blink (2005), ** Outliers** (2008), What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009).
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More than 40,000 1.4
5.2 Exploratory data analysis
First we the data is gone through exploratory data analysis. Exploratory data analysis includes four steps.
Missing values
Out of Range values
** Outliers**
Normality
5.2.1 Missing Values
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(1970). Rank and Religion in Tikopia. London: Allen & Unwin.
Firth, Raymond (1985). Tikopia-English Dictionary. Auckland: Auckland University Press.
Kirch, Patrick V., and D. E. Yen (1982). Tikopia: The PreHistory and Ecology of a Polynesian ** Outlier**. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin no. 238. Honolulu....

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When I first got this book, I did not expect it to be about what it was about. ** Outlier** is a term that we use in math. Something out of the ordinary, a number that is not like the others, different. Who would have thought that this book was going to talk about people? I thought it was so clever to call people

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often planned. Accumulative advantage and ecology as seen in this example, are often correlated with one another. In both the Matthew Effect and the ecology and an organism, people are given a better opportunity.
References
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Period G
Ms. Ditaranto
October 14, 2013
** Outliers** Essay
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** Outliers** Dialogue
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In the book called ** Outliers** by Malcolm Gladwell, Malcolm has a chapter called The Trouble with Geniuses, Part I where Gladwell spends this chapter showing that a high IQ is not a voucher for a free ride on the success train. He goes to show that once you reach a certain IQ, you are just as likely as to be successful as someone with a much higher IQ score. My thoughts are this is why people exercise all parts of their brains. Gladwell is an excellent writer, no doubt. I thoroughly enjoyed this book...

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Tyler Alford
7 December 2011
Prof. Smith
** Outliers** Final Draft

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Chirpas
CP English
8 May 2012
Teens and Success
Teens today could improve upon so much to get a better chance to become more successful in life. In ** Outliers**, Malcolm Gladwell argues that a child’s performance level for anything has to do with their culture. He says that people of Asian descent will focus more and try harder when they do not understand something. He also talks about how constantly practicing can make you master a skill. If teens can use ideas that Gladwell...

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December 6th, 2013
** Outliers**
There were many important concepts Gladwell listed. His book focused on six main points: opportunity, timing, ten-thousand hours, meaningful work and legacy. The two main focuses of his concepts were Opportunity and Legacy. I believe he chose those two because when and where you are affect a situation but how you approach it is the battery charge for the situation.
Gladwell describes how when opportunity presents itself you should...

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Jingwen(jeanie) Feng
Professor Heard
English 92/93
05/05/2014
What ** Outliers** Show us about Success
Many people believe that success has a direct correlation to one’s intelligence, ambition, and personality traits, but in fact, those are not what someone successful. As described by Malcolm Gladwell in the book

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explains that idea throughout his book ** Outliers**. Gladwell’s chapters contain endless amounts of evidence that support his claims exceptionally well. But, Michiko Kakutani, a critic for New York Times, exposes Gladwell’s evidence as unreliable and unconvincing, and upon further research, Gladwell’s faults grew deeper. Even though Gladwell provides an extensive amount of evidence, that evidence is one-sided and relies on suggestion.
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19 October 2012
** Outliers**: The Story of Success
Published in 2008,

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** Outliers**: The Story of Success
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** Outlier** is about how super-achievers like, for instance Malcolm Gladwell get where they are today. In

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of what life they were born into, can ascend to their interpretation of success through diligent work and resiliency. This universal acceptance to the American Dream can be distinguished throughout ** Outliers**, by Malcom Gladwell, and throughout the numerous of today’s successful people.
The book

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healthy diet and exercising regularly are the only way to maintain a healthy lifestyle; yet, there are other factors that people should consider when trying to stay healthy other than focusing on nutrition and exercise. Malcolm Gladwell, the author of “** Outliers**” discovered that the people of Roseto had better health than the rest of the people in the world because of the relationships they had in town. The relationships they built made them healthier emotionally and mentally because of their sense of togetherness...

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** Outliers**: The story of success by Malcolm Gladwell is a very interesting book with realistic contents that I will be applying in my personal and professional life in years to come. I use the term interesting in a sense that not only it is a quick read but it actually provides a method behind the madness of success. The biggest point that the book makes and I don’t agree fully but to a certain degree that there is no such thing as a self made man. Right place, right time, right talent in my eyes...

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** OUTLIERS**
The Story of Success
Malcolm Gladwell
As I read

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