


Religious Holiday Policy: If you will miss class, especially a class during which there will be an exam or other required work, for a religious holiday, you must inform me during the first two weeks of the semester.
Tentative Syllabus  

Date  Topics  Work Due 
Monday, January 12  7.2: Introduction, parameters, statistics   
Wednesday, January 14  7.3: Simple random sampling   
Friday, January 16  7.3: Simple random sampling   
Monday, January 19  Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday   
Wednesday, January 21  7.37.4: Simple random sampling and ratios: Excel file with the Donato seedling data from class  Chapter 7: 1, 2, 7, 16, 24 
Friday, January 23  7.4: Ratios   
Monday, January 26  7.5: Stratified sampling   
Wednesday, January 28  7.5: Stratified sampling  Chapter 7: 28, 29, 35, 36, 37 
Friday, January 30  7.5: Stratified sampling   
Monday, February 2  8.28.3: Poisson distributions and goodness of fit tests   
Wednesday, February 4  8.4: Method of moments  Chapter 7: 39, 49, 53, 56, 57 
Friday, February 6  Review   
Monday, February 9  Exam 1   
Wednesday, February 11  8.5: Maximum likelihood   
Friday, February 13  8.5: Maximum likelihood   
Monday, February 16  8.5: Maximum likelihood   
Wednesday, February 18  8.5: Maximum likelihood  Chapter 8: 3, 4(a,b), 7(a), 50(a), 53(a) 
Friday, February 20  8.6: Bayesian methods   
Monday, February 23  8.7: Sufficiency   
Wednesday, February 25  8.8: Efficiency  Chapter 8: 4(c,d), 7(b,c), 30, 50(b,c), 53(b,c,d) 
Friday, February 27  Review/catchup day   
Monday, March 2  9.19.2: Hypothesis testing paradigm   
Wednesday, March 4  9.3: Hypthesis testing versus confidence intervals  Chapter 8: 4(e), 7(d), 16, 21, 68 
Friday, March 6  9.4: Likelihood ratio tests   
Monday, March 9  9.5: Testing multinomial probabilities   
Wednesday, March 11  9.6: Poisson dispersion tests   
Friday, March 13  9.79.9: Assessing distributions   
Spring Break: March 1422  
Monday, March 23  Chapter 10: Graphical displays   
Wednesday, March 25  Chapter 10: Summarizing data  Chapter 9: 1, 4a+b, 5, 6, 7 
Friday, March 27  Review   
Monday, March 30  Exam 2   
Wednesday, April 1  11.2: Comparing two samples  Chapter 9: 41, 42, 43, 49 a+b and Chapter 10: 45 
Friday, April 3  11.2: Comparing two samples   
Monday, April 6  11.2: Comparing two samples   
Wednesday, April 8  11.3: Comparing paired samples   
Friday, April 10  11.3: Comparing paired samples   
Monday, April 13  11.4: Experimental Design  Chapter 11: 10, 19, 21 (a,b,c), 24, 35 
Wednesday, April 15  12.2: ANOVA   
Friday, April 17  12.3: ANOVA   
Monday, April 20  12.3: ANOVA  Chapter 11: 36, 39, 52 Chapter 12: 6, 10 
Wednesday, April 22  13.113.3: Categorical data   
Friday, April 24  13.413.5: Categorical data   
Monday, April 27  13.6: Categorical data  Chapter 12: 13, 28 Chapter 13: 3, 18, 19 
Wednesday, April 29  Review   
Friday, May 1  Review   
Final  Monday, May 4, 10:15am  12:15pm 