M 374G/384G, Fall 2004

Class handouts, etc.

Course announcement

First day handout


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