Probability and Statistics with NetLogo
These pages include documents, software, and notes on class discussions from a course based on an early version of the ProbLab curriculum which is currently under development at Uri Wilensky's Center for Connected Learning and Computer-Based Modeling (CCL) at Northwestern University.
You can learn more about Netlogo, ProbLab, and related topics by clicking on items in the "Related Links" section on the left, which link you to other web sites.
Thanks to Dor Abrahamson for his work on the design of the ProbLab curriculum, including the NetLogo software models and the accompanying materials, and for his on-going consulting that supports the implementation of ProbLab at the Center for Talent Development (CTD).
Below is the copyright notice for NetLogo software and accompanying models and documents created at CCL. These models and documents include the Problab models, model documentation, and Problab curriculum.
Copyright 1999-2004 by Uri Wilensky. All rights reserved.
The NetLogo software, models and documentation are distributed free of charge for use by the public to explore and construct models. Permission to copy or modify the NetLogo software, models and documentation for educational and research purposes only and without fee is hereby granted, provided that this copyright notice and the original author's name appears on all copies and supporting documentation. For any other uses of this software, in original or modified form, including but not limited to distribution in whole or in part, specific prior permission must be obtained from Uri Wilensky. The software, models and documentation shall not be used, rewritten, or adapted as the basis of a commercial software or hardware product without first obtaining appropriate licenses from Uri Wilensky. We make no representations about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
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The project gratefully acknowledges the support of the National Science Foundation (REPP Programs) -- grant numbers REC #9814682 and REC #0126227.
Listen to Peter Donnelly's discussion of statistics at TED
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