Introduction to Statistics

Spring 2010
Mondays, 2:10 ~ 5:00 PM
Instructor:
Prof. Berlin Chen (陳柏琳 教授)

Tentative List of Topics:

 02/22 Course Overview & Introduction 03/01 Sampling and Descriptive Statistics 03/08 Quick Review of Probability HW-01: (Chapter 1) Supplementary Exercises 8, 14, 16 (Due: 03/22) 03/15 Break (IEEE ICASSP 2010, Dallas, Texas, USA) 03/22 Propagation of Error 03/29 Commonly Used Distributions and Parameter Estimation HW-02: (Chapter 2) Supplementary Exercises 10, 20 (Due: 04/12) HW-03: (Chapter 3) Supplementary Exercises 6, 16 (Due: 04/12) 04/05 Break 04/12 Commonly Used Distributions and Parameter Estimation 04/19 Simulation HW-04: (Chapter 4) Supplementary Exercises 6, 10, 18, 22 (Due: 05/3) 04/26 Midterm Scope: Chapters 1-4 05/03 Confidence Intervals Notice of Possible Failure to Pass 05/10 Discussion of Homework and Quiz 1 05/17 Confidence Intervals HW-05: (Chapter 5) Supplementary Exercises 8, 12, 16*, 18 (Due: 05/31)               *You should show the details when answering Exercise 16. 05/24 Hypothesis Testing 05/31 Hypothesis Testing & Quiz 2 06/07 Correlation and Simple Linear Regression 06/14 Correlation and Simple Linear Regression Multiple Regression 06/14 Final Scope: Chapters 5-7

Textbook:
1.   William C. Navidi, “Statistics for Engineers and Scientists,” McGraw-Hill (2 edition, 2007)

References:

 1 Prem S. Mann, "Introductory Statistics," Wesley, (6 edition, 2007) 2 Ethem Alpaydin, Introduction to Machine Learning, MIT Press, 2004