# M 374G/384G, Fall 2004

**Class handouts, etc**.

Course
announcement

First day handout

Assignments

What Is Probability? (Notes
for Sept. 1 class)

Conditional Means and Variances, Part 1 (pdf)
(Notes for~~ Friday, Sept.3~~ Wednesday, Sept. 8)

Conditional Means and Variances, Part 2 (pdf)
(*More* notes for Wednesday, Sept. 8 )

Conditional Means and Variances, Part 3 (pdf)
(*Still more *notes for Wednesday, Sept. 8 and/or Friday,
Sept. 10 )

Exercise for Conditional
Means and Variances, Part 3 (html) (*Yet more* for Wednesday,
Sept. 8 and/or Fri, Sept. 10)

Smoothing (pdf) (Notes
for Friday Sept. 10 and/or Monday Sept. 13)

Lowess ± SD (pdf)
(Notes for Monday Sept. 13 or more likely Wednesday Sept. 15)

Joint, Conditional, and Marginal Distributions (Notes
for Friday, Sept. 17 and/or Monday, Sept. 20)

Independence, Covariance, and
Correlation (Notes for Monday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept 22)

Bivariate Normal Distributions
(Notes for Wednesday, Sept. 22 and Friday, Sept. 24)

Regression with Bivariate Normal
Distribution (Notes for Friday, Sept. 24 or Monday, Sept. 27)

Probability Plots (Notes for
Wednesday, Sept. 29 and/or Friday, Oct. 1)

Regression Models (Notes for Monday,
October 4)

Least Squares Regression (Notes for Wednesday, October
6)

Statistical Properties of Least Squares
Estimators (Notes for Friday, October 8)

Inference for Simple OLS (Notes for
Monday, October 11)

Estimating Conditional Means (Notes for Friday, October 15)

Confidence Bands (Notes for Monday, October 18) Word document Postscript
file (Sorry, pdf doesn't work for this file.)

Prediction Intervals (Notes for Wednesday,
October 20)

Robustness (Notes for Friday, October
22)

Submodels (Notes for Monday, October 25)

Notation for Multiple Linear Regression
(Notes for Wednesday, October 27)

*Two* files for Friday, October 29: I. Multivariate Distributions II. The Multilinear Regression Model

Inference for Multiple Linear Regression
(Notes for Monday, November 1)

More on Leverage (Notes for Wednesday, November
3 or possibly Friday, Nov. 5)

Selecting Terms (Notes for Monday, November 15 and Wednesday, November
17)

Diagnostics (Notes for Mondoay, November 29)

Categorical Variables and Interactions (Notes
for Wednesday, December 1)

### Other Links

ITS
Short Courses on Software for Statistics

Arc website (to download Arc
and obtain more information)

Using Arc and Star Office on Math
Department computers

Sampling Distribution
Demo (Mentioned in assignment for August 30) Click on Basics
to go to new page for demo.

Confidence
Interval Simulation

Animation
of changing parameters in a bivariate normal
distribution

Rotating bivariate
normal distributions

Java
applet for bivariate normal distribution plus
sample

Least
squares demo (Might not work with Netscape)

Least absolute
deviation and least squares demo

Outlier
demo