syllabus [pdf]

assigned exercises from FPP [pdf]

data sets [zip]

Allen 2051, MW, 11am-12pm. Please reserve your slot here.

Tasks (bullets) below the date should be completed before the next class (unless a due-date is listed).

**August 30**: Introduction

. Read the syllabus carefully.

. Install R and RStudio (complete by Sep 6).

. Order textbook (have by Sep 11).

. Obtain a pocket calculator (have by Sep 11).

**Sep 1**: Questions
. Review Notes on Questions [pdf]. Complete exercises.

**Sep 4**: Models

. Review Notes on Models [pdf] (and slides from lecture [pdf]). Complete exercises.

. Install R and RStudio.

**Sep 6**: Model-Building Exercise

**Sep 8**: Computing in R

**Sep 11**: Computing in R, part 2

. Read Notes on Computing in R [pdf]. Complete exercises.

**Sep 13**: Loading Data in R

. Review your notes from my Lecture on Data Frames [pdf].

. Review Notes on Loading Data in R [pdf]. Complete exercises.

. Complete Computing Assignment 1 [pdf].

**Sep 15**: Causal Inference and Histograms

. Have textbook and calculator.

. Read chs. 1-2 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises (remember that assigned exercises are [at the top]).

. Review your notes from my Lecture on Causal Inference [pdf]. Complete exercises at the end.

. Read ch. 3 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Sep 18**: Histograms in R

. Review Notes on Histograms in R [pdf]. Complete exercises.

. Begin to work on Computing Assignment 2 [pdf] (due Sep 22).

**Sep 20**: Average and SD

. Read ch. 4 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

. Submit Computing Assignment 2 [pdf].

**Sep 22**: FSAB Panel Day

**Sep 25**: Average and SD in R

. Review your notes from my Lecture on Average and SD in R [pdf].

. Review Notes on Average and SD in R [pdf]. Complete exercises.

**Sep 27**: Normal Approximation
. Read ch. 5 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

. Finish the leadership extremity exercise we began in class [pdf].

**Sep 29**: Measurement
. Review your notes from my Lecture on Measurement [pdf]. Complete exercises at the end.

. Read ch. 6 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

. Prepare for Exam 1. Focus on the review exercises from notes, slides, and textbook.

**Oct 2**: Review for Exam 1

**Oct 4**: Exam 1 (bring pencil, pocket calculator, and small green Scantron)

**Oct 6**: Scatterplots and Correlation, Part 1

. Read chs. 7-8 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

. See this sheet for p. 137, #9(a) [Google Sheet].

**Oct 9**: Scatterplots and Correlation in R

. Review Notes on Scatterplots and Correlation in R [pdf]. Complete exercises.

**Oct 11**: Scatterplots and Correlation, Part 2

. Read ch. 9 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

. Play this game [web] and track your performance.

**Oct 13**: Regression, Part 1

. Read ch. 11 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.
Regression, Part 2

**Oct 16**: Regression, Part 2

. Read ch. 11 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Oct 18**: Regression, Part 3

. Read ch. 12 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Oct 20**: Regression in R

. Review Notes on Regression in R [pdf]. Complete exercises.

**Oct 23**: Multiple Regression, Part 1

**Oct 25**: Multiple Regression, Part 2

**Oct 27**: Multiple Regression in R

**Oct 30**: Exam 2 Review

**Nov 1**: Exam 2 (bring pencil, pocket calculator, and small green Scantron)

**Nov 3**: Probability, Part 1

. Read ch. 13 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Nov 6**: Probability, Part 2

. Read ch. 14 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

. Submit peer review by noon on July 26.

**Nov 8**: Law of Averages

. Read ch. 16 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Nov 10**: Expected Value and Standard Error

. Read ch. 17 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Nov 13**: Normal Approximation for Probability Histograms

. Read ch. 18 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Nov 15**: Sample Surveys, Part 1

. Read ch. 19 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Nov 17**: Sample Surveys, Part 2

. Read ch. 20 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Nov 20**: The Accuracy of Percentages

. Read ch. 21 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Nov 22**: No Class (Reading Day)

**Nov 24**: No Class (Thanksgiving Holiday)

**Nov 27**: The Accuracy of Averages

. Read ch. 23 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Nov 29**: Tests for Averages, Part 1

. Read ch. 26 of FPP. Complete assigned exercises.

**Dec 1**: Testing Averages in R

**Dec 4**: Problems with Significance Testing

. Read ch. 26 of FPP. Complete TBA exercises.

**Dec 6**: Final Exam Review

**Dec 8 or 11**: Final Exam

. For 901 (8:35-9:25am), 10am-12pm on Dec 8

. For 902 (9:45-10:35am), 8-1am on Dec 11