M 374G/384G, Fall 2006

Office Hours First Week of Classes:

        Wednesday, August 30, 11 - 11:30 am and 2:30 - 3:30 pm
        Friday, September 1, 11 am - 12 noon

My home page

Class handouts, etc.

Course Announcement

First day handout


What Is Probability? (Notes for Sept. 8 or 11 class)

Conditional and Marginal Means (Notes for Friday, September 15)

Conditional and Marginal Means and Variances (Notes for Friday, Sept. 15 and/or Monday, Sept. 18)

Introduction to Smoothing (Notes for Monday, Sept. 18 and/or Wednesday, Sept. 20)

Lowess Plus or Minus Standard Deviation (Notes for Wednesday, Sept. 20 and/or Friday, Sept. 22)

Joint, Conditional, and Marginal Distributions (Notes for Monday, Sept. 25)

Independence, Covariance, and Correlation
(Notes for Wednesday, Sept. 27 and Friday, Sept. 29) Corrected version posted 5 pm Monday Sept. 25

Bivariate Normal Distributions (Notes for Friday, Sept. 29 and/or Monday, Oct. 2)

Bivariate Normal Regression
(Notes for Monday, October 2 and/or Wednesday, October 4)

Probability Plots (Notes for Friday, October 6 or Monday, October 9)

Regression Models (Notes for Monday, October 9 and/or Wednesday, October 11)

Least Squares Regression (Notes for Wednesday, October 11 and/or Friday, October 13)

Statistical Properties of Least Squares Estimates (Notes for Friday, October 13 and/or Monday, October 16)

Inference for Ordinary Least Squares Simple Linear Regression (Notes for Wednesday, October 18)

Estimating Conditional Means (Notes for Friday, October 20 and/or Monday, October 23)

Prediction Intervals (Notes for Monday, October 23 and/or Wednesday, October 25)

Robustness (Notes for Wednesday, October 25 and/or Friday, October 27)

Submodels (Notes for Monday, October 30)

Notation for Multiple Linear Regression
(Notes for Wednesday, November 1)

Multivariate Distributions (Notes for Wednesday, November 3 and/or Friday, November 3)

The Multiple Linear Regression Model
(Notes for Monday, November 6)

Inference for Multiple Linear Regression (Notes for Wednesday, November 8)

More on Leverage and Variance of Residuals (Notes for Friday, November 10)

Testing Submodels in Multiple Linear Regression (Notes for Monday, November 13)

Selecting Terms (Notes for the week of November 20-22; we probably won't get to this until Wednesday)

Weighted Least Squares (Notes for Wednesday, November 29)

Diagnostics (We might start these Friday, December 1, but certainly will use them Monday, Dec. 4)

Factors and Interactions (Wednesday, December 6)

Other links

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 (Might be down)

Java applet for bivariate normal distribution plus sample (Often slow to load)

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.)