MATH 6630 Fall 2005
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 Course Web Page (http://www.math.yorku.ca/~georges/Courses/6630/index.html) The course web page is password protected. It contains a classlist and team assignments for the course.
- Schedule and topics
- Teams and assignments
- Indices to solutions
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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