Class 15: Streaks


Look at the page of sequences of 1's and 0's (hits and misses). They represent three different kinds of behavior:
Mark each sequence of twenty 1's and 0's to indicate whether the sequence represents type (a), (b), or (c) behavior.

If you wanted to develop a test to see if a sequence represented streaky behavior, what properties of a wequence would you use for your test?

Read the article " 'Hot hands' phenomenon: a myth?". What do you think?

Journal Assignment

Check out the cookie data, available (soon) on the Web or in the JMP 3.1.1 folder on the Courseware Server. Is there a correlation between cost and taste? Is there anything else interesting going on?