News‎ > ‎

9IPT: Analysing Issues

posted May 30, 2012, 7:21 PM by Eddie Woo   [ updated May 30, 2012, 8:26 PM by Sunny Lu ]
Today's lesson focuses on the social and ethical issues that arise out of data analysis. Please complete the following tasks:
  1. Explain what is meant by each of the following issues:
    • Authorisation for analysis
    • Biased analysis
    • Data mining

  2. Read about Google Wallet, a system that allows people to make payments electronically with just their smartphone.
  3. Describe the four methods of analysis below, which all display the same results from throwing a standard die 1000 times. Compare and contrast between the information conveyed by each one.