Introduction to StatisticsSpring 2009

Wednesdays, 2:10 ~ 5:00 PM

Instructor: Dr. Berlin Chen (陳柏琳)

Tentative List of Topics:

02/25 Course Overview & Introduction 03/04 Sampling and Descriptive Statistics 03/11 Quick Review of Probability HW-01: (Chapter 1) Supplementary Exercises 8, 12, 18 (Due: 03/31)03/18 Propagation of Error HW-02: (Chapter 2) Supplementary Exercises 6, 18, 34 (Due: 03/31)03/25 Commonly Used Distributions and Parameter Estimation 04/01 Commonly Used Distributions and Parameter Estimation 04/08 Simulation 04/15 Confidence Intervals HW-03: (Chapter 3) Supplementary Exercises 4, 10, 22 (Due: 04/29)

HW-04: (Chapter 4) Supplementary Exercises 8, 16, 24 (Due: 04/29)04/22 Midterm04/29 Confidence Intervals 05/06 Hypothesis Testing HW-05: (Chapter 5) Supplementary Exercises 2, 10, 18, 20 (Due: 05/20)05/13 Hypothesis Testing 05/20 Data Analysis and Dimension Reduction HW-06: (Chapter 6) Supplementary Exercises 2, 10, 14, 18 (Due: 06/10)05/27 QuizScope: Chapters 5 and 606/03 Correlation and Simple Linear Regression 06/10 Multiple Regression HW-07: (Chapter 7) Supplementary Exercises 6, 20, 22 (Due: 06/24)06/17 Final06/24

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