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Sample Selector

Sample Selector is a tool for creating and editing samples, or groups of data you compare across—they're not "samples" in the statistical sense, but more like filters.

By default, a single sample exists: "All Data". With the Sample Selector, you can create new samples to organize your data.

You can use samples to:

A sample is composed of one or more filters, specific conditions that narrow down your sample.

Creating a sample

The general process for creating a sample is to:

The effect of multiple filters

DataShop interprets each filter after the first as an additional restriction on the data that is included in the sample. This is also known as a logical "AND". You can see the results of multiple filters in the sample preview as soon as all filters are "saved".


OLI Causal and Statistical Reasoning (private) (problem content)

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Dataset Area/ Subject Dates Data Last Modified Transactions KC Models Status
Science/ Statistics Dec 28, 2010 - May 10, 2011 Oct 5, 2011 56,806 17 complete (problem content)
Science/ Statistics Sep 20, 2010 - Oct 24, 2010 Oct 5, 2011 10,266 2 complete (problem content)
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