Tuesday and Thursday, noon1:45pm, Humn Lecture 206
Robin Morris
email: rdm @ soe.ucsc.edu  please put "AMS7" in the subject line
phone: email is preferred; (650) 283 3164 if desperate
Office: Baskin Engineering 357b
Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:1511:15am, Thursdays 2:153:15pm, or by appointment
Jairo Fuquene, jfuquene @ ucsc.edu
Ngan Nguyen, nknguyen @ ucsc.edu
Nicole Beyer, nbeyer @ soe.ucsc.edu
Monday, 9:3010:40am, Engineering 2, 194
Wednesday, 8:0009:10am, Engineering 2, 194
Wednesday, 9:3010:40am, Engineering 2, 194
Friday, 2:003:10am, Engineering 2, 194
Sections start on Friday, January 11th, and end on Wednesday, March 13th
There are two holidays this quarter, MLK day on Monday, January 21st and Presidents Day on Monday, February 18th. Sections will not meet on those days.
The MSI instructor is Jessica Johnston, email jejjohns @ ucsc.edu . The MSI schedule is
Monday, 56.15pm, Oakes 101
Tuesday, 45.15pm, Crown 104
Wednesday, 23.10pm, ARCenter 202
Friday, 12.301.40pm, ARCenter 203
it should also be posted at http://eopapps.ucsc.edu/msi/msischedule.cfm
The main MSI website is http://www2.ucsc.edu/lss/msi.shtml
Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences, M.M. Triola and M.F. Triola. Pearson (2006)
Other books that may be interesting are "Struck by Lightning: the curious world of probabilities", Jeffrey S. Rosenberg, and "How to Lie With Statistics", Darrel Huff.
[add link to data sets here]
The proposed schedule is below. Note that this may change depending on how the quarter progresses.
Date  Topic  Chapter  Homework  Lecture Notes 
Tu, Jan 8th 
Introduction to the course. Why Study statistics? Data types, experiments. 
1.11.3 
1.2 Qs 1, 7, 13, 17 1.3 Qs 1, 3, 5, 7, 21, 23, 31 
notes are on the "syllabus" page 
Th, Jan 10th 
Looking at data. Measures of central tendency 
2.12.4 
2.3 Qs 16 2.4 Qs 1, 5(ac)

notes 
Tu, Jan 15th  Measures of dispersion. Definition of probability 
2.52.7 3.13.2 
2.5 Q 1,3 2.6, Q 7 2.7 Q1 3.2 Q 1, 3, 5c

notes 
Th, Jan 17th  Probability  3.33.7 
3.3, Q13, 15 3.4 Q9 3.5, Q7, 17, 21 
[there may not be online notes from this class unless someone is willing to send me theirs to put up here' 
Tu, Jan 22nd  Discrete distributions  binomial and Poisson  4.14.5 
4.3 Q3, 11, 13 4.4 Q11, 13 4.5 Q5a 
notes 
Th, Jan 24th 
Normal distribution, Sampling distributions (quiz) 
5.15.4  5.3 Q 1, 3, 7, 9 
quiz grades and solutions are on eCommons 
Tu, Jan 29th  Central limit theorem  5.55.7 
5.5 Q 1, 7, 9, 11 5.6 Q 13, 15, 23 
notes 
Th, Jan 31st 
Confidence intervals (quiz) 
6.16.3 
6.2 Q 27, 31, 35 6.3 Q 21, 23 
notes 
Tu, Feb 5th  Confidence Intervals  6.36.4  6.4 Q 13, 17  notes 
Th, Feb 7th  Review 
Note: we wil finish off confidence intervals before starting the review 

Tu, Feb 12th  Midterm (in class) 
Solutions to the midterm are on eCommons 

Th, Feb 14th 
We spent this class going over the midterm, so we're running a class late with respect to the original schedule. The schedule shown here has been modified to reflect this. We will catch up, but note that the quizzes have been rescheduled. Here is a link to TIm Gower's blog where he discuses teaching to the test (and why it's a bad idea0 

Tu Feb 19th  Hypothesis Testing  7.17.5 
7.2 Q 5,7, 37, 39, 41 7.3 Q 9 7.5 Q 17, 21, 25 optional 7.2 Q 43, 44 
notes 
Th Feb 21st 
Twosample hypothesis tests

8.18.3 
8.2 Q 17, 19 8.3 Q 15, 23 8.4 Q9 
notes 
Tu Feb 26th 
More twosample tests (quiz) 
8.38.4  notes  
Th Feb 28th 
Correlation and regression

9.19.3 
9.2 Q 5, 11, 23 9.3 Q 3, 9, 19 
notes 
Tu, Mar 5th 
More on regression (quiz) 
9.39.5 
9.4 Q 9, 13 9.5 Q 1, 2, 3, 4, 9 
notes 
Th, Mar 7th 
Chisquare tests

10.110.3 
10.2 Q 1, 6, 7, 11, 13 10.3 Q 3, 4, 11, 15 
notes 
Tu, Mar 12th 
Analysis of Variance (quiz) 
11.111.2  11.2 Q 1, 3, 4, 9  notes 
Th, Mar 14th 
Review 
review notes  
Tu, Mar 19th  Final Exam, 811am 
A practice final is on eCommons. Model solutions will be posted later. Here is the cheat sheet with all the formulae that you might need. You can bring a copy of this sheet to the final, in addition to your one page of notes. 
If you qualify for classroom accomodations because of a disability, please submit your Accomodation Authorization from the Disability Resource Center (DRC) to me during my office hours in a timely manner, preferably within the first two weeks of the quarter. Contact the DRC at 4592089 V, 4594806 TTY.
You are reminded of the University's Policy on Academic Integrity. I hope not to have to remind any of you individually about this policy.
"In Praise of Lectures" gives some ideas about the purpose of lectures, notetaking, and not being afraid to ask questions. It's target audience is more advanced mathematics students, but everything it says applies here. Think about the ideas it presents, and you will have a better time in AMS7 lectures. In particular