STAT I, Course
Outline and Policies Spring 2014
Descriptive
Statistics Complete Example
A
log of homework Assignments and Announcements
R as a calculator
and programming language
Rstat1Commands.doc
Notes on Chapter 3
freq.dist. etc.
Descriptive
Statistics Overhead
Practice
Example(s) Second practice
example for descriptive statistics.
Notes on Chapter 4
trimmed mean, group data mean, mode, variance etc. Further Notes and examples on Trimmed Mean
Class notes for Contingency tables,
independence, Bayes theorem etc.
Notes on probability theory
Notes on controversy about
Bayes theorem (NY Times story)
Binomial
Distribution Notes,
Poisson
Distribution Notes,
Hypergeometric
Distribution Notes,
Normal
distribution Notes and area under the
standard normal curve. Tables of Normal Integral
Uniform Density
Answers to even number problems
Approximating the
Binomial by the Normal
Sampling
Distribution and CLT
Review of Basic
Properties of Distributions

TEXTBOOK and SOFTWARE Info.
Instructions on how to get your access code from Quant
Systems, go to
www.hawkeslearning.com Look in the left column under students “Get
your access code” Note that we are
using regular statistics, NOT business stats (latter seems to be
unnecessarily watered down)
Jargon items for Stat I
Be dazzled by
various statistical stories on the net
Following links are to pdf files created with the
beautiful Latex system.
QuantileNotes
Quantiles
of t and Normal
Using
Sharpe Ratio to choose between uncertain prospects

STAT 2 Spring
2012
All Announcements
updated regularly.
Course Syllabus
Confidence
Intervals
Hypothesis Testing
Hypothesis Testing
2
Midterm test
problems for preparation
Answers to
the midterm preparation problems
Midterm
Answers to
Midterm
Basic Excel Notes
Notes on Using
Excel for Regression
Notes for chapters 5, 12 and 13 Correlation and
Regression theory
Multiple
Regression Notes
Notes on using Excel for
scatter plots
Chisquare test of Association
Chisquare test of
goodness of fit in Excel
Learn
Double Summation Notation
Oneway ANOVA problem,
its Answer
Oneway ANOVA viewed as a Regression Problem with
dummy regressors.
Twoway ANOVA problem,
without replication and its Answer
2WayANOVA
without replication exercises in EXCEL
RANOVA 2
way (2factor without replication) program
Twoway ANOVA with
replication an Interaction (Row x Column) Effects. problem, its Answer
2wayANOVAwith
replication
second example
and R program with replications
and TRELLIS
graphs
Program in R for minimax
regret computation
Construct payoff
table
Excel Example
of Minimax regret etc.

manual for
WebTest also available at
see also www.quantsystems.com
left column see and manuals
Corruption data
for regressions and correlations, an EXCEL workbook file
Other Data Sources
on the Web
Some fun sources for
learning Regression Methods.
Further theory link
to a web source
Animated stats http://www.yihui.name/en/read.php?21 using R
Dartmouth
college lectures and cool data sources for stat teachers.
Some business statistics resources
are at: http://www.crestcapital.com/tax/business_statistics.html
Jargon items for Stat
II.
Information about your term paper
about regression application. Abstract is due 10 days before the start of
Easter holiday. Complete typed paper (45 pages) is due one day before the
start of the Easter break.
An example of a
term paper by Mr. J. Catapano using the R software freely downloaded by
Googling the word rproject and clicking …
ApplePieSalesExampleUsingR
Excel workbook
for Ahern’s data with answers
A simple
example showing why Excel is numerically unreliable and why R is reliable
Final grades
