# M 374G/384G, Fall 2005

### Exam Week Office Hours:

Monday, December 12, 3 - 4 pm

Wednesday, December 14, 3 - 4 pm

Friday, December 16, 3 - 4 pm
**Class handouts, etc**.

Course
Announcement

First day handout

Assignments

What
Is Probability? (Notes for Sept. 9 class)

Conditional Means and Variances (Notes
for Sept. 16 class; might start Sept. 14)

Conditional Means and Variances Continued: Conditional Variances
(Will probably start Sept. 16)

Introduction to Smoothing (Sept. 19 and/or
21)

Lowess plus or minus SD (Sept. 21)

Joint, Marginal, and Conditional
Distributions (Sept. 26)

Independence, Covariance, and Correlation
(Sept. 28)

Bivariate Normal Distributions (Sept. 30)

Regression in Bivariate Normal Populations
(Oct. 3)

Probability Plots (Oct. 10)

Regression Models (Oct. 12)

Least Squares Regression (Oct. 14)

Statistical Properties of Least Squares
Estimators (Oct. 17)

Inference for Simple Linear Regression
(Oct. 19)

Estimating Conditional Means (Oct. 24)

Prediction Intervals (Oct. 26)

Robustness (Oct. 28)

Submodels (Oct. 31)

Notation for Multiple Linear Regression (Nov. 2)

Multivariate Distributions (Nov. 4)

The Multiple Linear Regression Model
(Nov. 7)

Inference for Multiple Linear Regression (Nov.
9)

More about Leverage and Variance of Residuals
(Nov. 11)

Testing Full Models Against Submodels (Nov. 14)

Selecting Terms (Nov. 21)

Weighted Least Squares (Nov. 30)

Diagnostics (Friday, Dec. 2)

Factors and Interactions (Wednesday, December 7)

### 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 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 (Doesn't always
work.)

Outlier
demo (If your
browser goes to
http://www.stat.sc.edu/%7Ewest/javahtml/Regression.html, gf try
replacing it with http://www.stat.sc.edu/~west/javahtml/Regression.html
-- in other words, replacing %7Ewest in the URL with ~west.)