Math/Stat 3850

Foundations of Statistical Analysis

Updated

General Information

  • Math 3850
  • Fall 2017 Meets MWF 1:10-2:00 in RH 236.
  • Dr. Bryan Clair. Office hours: Tu 10-11, W 2-3, F 12-1 in Ritter 109. I'm also in Ritter 103 a lot.
  • Course syllabus
Help with R is available (besides Dr. Clair's office hours):
  • Math Help Center, Ritter 111: Hours.
  • Linux Lab, Ritter 117: Hours.

News

take-home-quiz-1.pdf is due at the start of class on Monday, September 18.

Homework 3 is due Friday, September 22.

Computer science tutors in Ritter 117 can help with R questions: Holly, from 4-6pm on Tuesdays, and Meghan from 5-7pm on Wednesdays.

Resources

Software

Texts

  • Speegle: Foundations of Statistics with R
  • Datasets from the book are here. Use read.table to read them into R, for example:
    moods <- read.table("http://onlinestatbook.com/2/case_studies/data/angry_moods.txt",header=TRUE)
  • Students in this class have access to free training modules from DataCamp.

References

R Examples and Solutions

Exams and Quizzes

Data

Homework Assignments

  1. Due Friday, September 1
    Read Chapter 1.
    Do Chapter 1 Exercises #2,3,4,8.
    Gain 3500XP in DataCamp "Introduction to R". The important chapters are chapter 1, 2, 4, 5.
  2. Due Wednesday, September 13
    Read Chapter 2.
    Do Chapter 2 Exercises #1-10, 13, 15, 16.
  3. Due Friday, Septebmer 22
    Read Chapter 3.
    Do Chapter 3 Exercises #1, 13-18.
    One additional problem on roulette.