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This sort of data processing issue shows how valuable it is to make use of a widely recognised naming convention for something like country names: it makes further data analysis feasible.
Now that I had the data, I had to decide how to represent it. For the sake of this activity, I decided to use Excel to produce pictorial representations (even though R would do a perfectly good job), as that way I can play with some "interesting" representations which R might be less happy about generating. I also used graphics software to produce some of the graphics.
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This pilot collection of resources is designed to introduce key statistical ideas and help students to deepen their understanding.
Where do people fly to from London? What is good and bad about these representations?
This article discusses how a survey company carries out its surveys and some of the issues involved.