MATH 6630 Fall 2005

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MATH 6630 Fall 2005

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"There are lies, damned lies, and statistics" -- Benjamin Disraeli

"Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write." -- H. G. Wells

"It is easy to lie with statistics. It is hard to tell the truth without it." --Andrejs Dunkels

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The take-home final exam will be available at 5pm on December 13 and will be due on December 16 at 5pm.

MATH 6630: Old News

Major links

  • MATH 6630 Course Web Page ( The course web page is password protected. It contains a classlist and team assignments for the course.

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Purpose of the project is to get experience in exploring, understanding, implementing, applying and explaining a new technique.

  • Pick a method or area in applied statistics
  • Study how to implement an analysis in R
  • Research and summarize pertinent theory
  • Find references to recent publications and compile a short bibliography with brief annotations and URLs
  • Perform and report a sample analysis
  • Prepare a tutorial on use of the method including an explanation of the theory and a sample analysis

Project of Pengfei Guo: Simulation on Nonlinearity Tests for Time Series (Based on RUEY S. TSAY (1985))

Project of Mary Wenjie Qiao: Expectation-Maximization Algorithm

Project of Janet Jinling Gao

Project of Daniel(Qiang) Pu

Konstantin Zukker

Project of Ha Nguyen

Rabih Saab

Project of Josephine Ke Fei Tang

Project of Hao Bai

Project of Wei Zhao

Kirandeep Kaur

Project of Weiming Hong: Bermudian Option priceing by montecarlo simulation

Project of Jing Sun: Stein's Paradox method

Ming Chen's Project on Monte Carlo Methods Applications