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# Assignments

The problem sets are assigned on the dates listed below. Assignments include numbered problems from the course textbook, Statistics and Data Analysis from Elementary to Intermediate by Tamhane and Dunlop, as well as exercises with the S-Plus® statistical software program.

LEC # TOPICS ASSIGNMENTS
1 Introduction and Collecting Data HW1 (PDF)
Covers Chapters 1 and 3; due in Lecture 3.
2 Summarizing and Exploring Data
3 Summarizing and Exploring Data HW2 (PDF)
Covers Chapter 4; due in Lecture 4.
4 Review of Probability HW3 (PDF)
Covers Chapter 2; due in Lecture 6.
5 Sampling Distributions
6 Basic Concepts of Inference HW4 (PDF)
Covers Chapters 5 and 6; due in Lecture 8.
7 Inference for Single Samples
8 Inference for Two Samples
9 Inference for Proportion and Count Data HW5 (PDF)
Covers Chapters 7 through 9; due in Lecture 10.
10 Review and Examples
11 Midterm Exam
12 Simple Linear Regression and Correlation
13 Simple Linear Regression and Correlation HW6 (PDF)
Covers Chapter 10; due in Lecture 14.
14 Multiple Linear Regression
15 Multiple Linear Regression

Logistic Regression

Regression Review and Robust Regression
HW7 (PDF)
Covers Chapter 11; due in Lecture 16.
16 ANOVA - Single Factor
17 ANOVA - Single Factor HW8 (PDF)
Covers Chapter 12; due in Lecture 18.
18 ANOVA - Multifactor
19 ANOVA - Multifactor HW9 (PDF)
Covers Chapter 13; due in Lecture 20.
20 Nonparametric Methods
21 Nonparametric Methods HW10 (PDF)
Covers Chapter 14; due in Lecture 22.
22 Special Topics
23 Special Topics
24 Review and Examples
25 Final Exam