Junker Tue 2:00-4:00p Baker Hall 232C
Gitelman Tue 6:30-8:30p Porter Hall 226D
Ianus THU 5:30-6:30p Old Student Center 219 [Note Day Change!]
Mariano THU 6:30-7:30p Porter Hall 226D [Note Day Change!]
Review session for final exam will be Wed May 5 after supper:
Date: Wednesday, May 5, 1999
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Room: Porter Hall 100 [aka Gregg Hall]
Homework: None is assigned, none is due.
Lab as usual this week (the last week of the semester!)
The course syllabus is available in PostScript
or PDF (Adobe
Acrobat) format.
Often, there will be three versions of each file on the web. They
will look something like this:
homework1.txt -- Readable by
any computer
homework1.pdf -- Readable by
Acroread or Acrobat on a Mac or Windows PC (try
)
homework1.ps -- Readable
by Ghostview on a Windows PC or a Unix Box
Some of the homework will require you to use Minitab outside the
regular lab meeting times. A guide to finding Minitab on campus is
available in PostScript and Acrobat form. Also note that the Computer Store in Cyert Hall
sells a Student Edition of Minitab for about $60.
Moore, D. S. (1996). Statistics: concepts and controversies.
4th or current edition. NY: WH Freeman. ISBN: 0-7167-2863-X (paperback)
Siegel, A. F. and Morgan, C. J. (1996). Statistics and data analysis:
and introduction. 2nd or current edition. NY: Wiley.
ISBN: 0-471-29332-6 (paperback)
A recommended text for the course is
Minitab, Inc. (1995). Minitab Mini-manual: A beginner's guide
to Minitab statistical software. State College PA: Author.
ISBN: 0-925636-31-2. See also the Minitab On-Line Tutorials.
Every Statistics course needs Data. Here are some initial pointers;
more to follow:
The datasets archive contains
many varied data sets, as well as collections of data sets from some books.
Brian Junker (412) 268 - 8873
Department of Statistics brian@stat.cmu.edu
232 Baker Hall FAX: (412) CMU-STAT
Carnegie Mellon University or (412) 268-7828
Pittsburgh PA 15213 USA