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Have you ever wondered what determines the length of a movie? What about the rating that movie gets on popular movie rating sites like Rot- or In this paper, we explore a large movie data set and examine some relationships between the length of the movie and various attributes, such as: year released, genre, MPAA rating, and budget. We also apply various correlation measures (Pearson, Spearman, and Kendall, respectively) to audience ratings between two popular movie rating sites, and In addition, we also describe the technique of web scraping for obtaining data from online sources, and we implement a bootstrapping approach to estimate the standard errors of the correlation statistics. So, please, sit back, relax, and enjoy the show...


Course Name: Mathematics Seminar 3

Faculty Advisors: Max Buot, Minerva Catral



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