AMS5, Winter 2014, Section 01: Schedule and Class Notes

Numbers refer to chapters of the textbook. This calendar is tentative, changes may happen during the quarter.

Some of the files with notes may be missing some text. You can fill in the blanks by attending the lectures and taking your own notes.

 WEEK 1  Tuesday 01/07  Introduction: description of the course syllabus. Review of basic concepts.
 Preface of the textbook.
 class1.pdf
   Thursday 01/09  Frequencies, histograms, different types of variables.  Average and standard deviation.
 Chp. 3 and 4
 class2.pdf
 WEEK 2  Tuesday 01/14  Types of experiments. Controlled experiments. Observational studies.  Sample surveys.
 Chp. 1, 2 and 19
 class3.pdf
   Thursday 01/16  Sample Surveys
 Chp. 19
 class4.pdf
 WEEK 3  Tuesday 01/21  Probability
 Chp. 13
 Quiz 1 (Chps. 3 and 4)

 class5.pdf

solution.pdf

   Thursday 01/23  Probability
 Chp. 14
class6.pdf
 WEEK 4  Tuesday 01/28  Expected value and standard error.
 Chp. 16 and 17
 Quiz 2 (Chps. 1, 2 and 19)

class7.pdf

solution.pdf

   Thursday 01/30  The normal curve  The Central Limit Theorem
 Chp. 5, 18
 class8.pdf
 WEEK 5  Tuesday 02/04 Review session  review.pdf
   Thursday 02/06  Midterm (30%) (Chps. 1-4,13,14,19,16,17)  solution.pdf
 WEEK 6  Tuesday 02/11  Estimating percentages
 Chp. 20 and 21
 class9.pdf
   Thursday 02/13  Estimating averages
 Chp. 23
 class10.pdf
 WEEK 7  Tuesday 02/18 Estimating averages
 Chp. 24
 Quiz 3 (Chps. 5,18)

 

solution.pdf

   Thursday 02/20  Test of significance
 Chp. 26
class11.pdf
 WEEK 8  Tuesday 02/25  Comparing two samples.
 Chp. 27
 Quiz 4 (Chps. 20;21)

class12.pdf

solution.pdf

   Thursday 02/27

 Chi-square test
 Chp. 28

class13.pdf
 WEEK 9  Tuesday 03/04

Correlation.
 Chp. 8 and 9
 Quiz 5 (optional) (Chps. 23,24)

class14.pdf

solution.pdf

   Thursday 03/06  Regression
 Chp. 10, 11 and 12 
class15.pdf
 WEEK 10  Tuesday 03/11  Regression
 Chp. 12
 Quiz 6 (optional) (Chps. 26 and 27)

class16.pdf

solution.pdf

   Thursday 03/13

 Review session.
 The final will be cumulative.

review2.pdf

solutionA.pdf

solutionB.pdf