36-705: Intermediate Statistics

TEXTBOOK (Casella and Berger) ON RESERVE at Engineering library


Time/Place:
2:30 - 3:20 MWF Room: TBA

Instructor:
Kathryn Roeder
Department of Statistics

Carnegie Mellon University
(412) 268-2513
roeder@stat.cmu.edu

Instructor Office Hours:
Tuesday 3:30-4:30 or by appointment
228 B Baker Hall

Teaching Assistants:
Susan Buchman sbuchman@stat.cmu.edu
Nanjun Chu nanjunc@stat.cmu.edu
and Zhanwu Liu zhanwul@stat.cmu.edu
Office Hours: Nanjun, 5:30-6:30, Tuesdays, Porter Hall 226A
Susan, 5:30-6:30, Wednesdays, 320 FMSB

Test Dates:


Test on Review Material: Friday September 22, 4:30-6:00pm, DH 1112
Materials cover notes 1-6
2004 exam for practice
2005 exam for practice (the students found this one to be rather hard.)
2006 exam solutions

Midterm: Friday October 27, 4:30-6:00pm, DH 1112
solutions to midterm exam
Practice midterm 1, 2005
Practice midterm 2, 2005
Practice midterm 1 2004
Practice midterm 2 2004

Final: Monday Dec 11 1:00-4:00, WEH 7500
solutions to current final

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Syllabus

Syllabus (in postscript)

Lecture Notes: Bring these to class please

Notes 1, Notes 2, Notes 3, Notes 4, Notes 5, Notes 6, Notes 7, Notes 8, Notes 9, Notes 10

Notes 11

Notes 12

Notes 13

Notes 14

Notes 15

Notes 17

Notes 16 !!bring 16 to class Monday 12/4!!

No class Wednesday

Quote for the semester

A life making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing at all. -- George Bernard Shaw

Homework

homework 1, ps file for homework 1

homework 2, ps file for homework 2

homework 3, ps file for homework 3

homework 4, ps file for homework 4

homework 5

homework 6

homework 7

homework 8

homework 9

homework 10

homework 11

homework 12

Solutions

Solution 1

Solution 2

Solution 3

Solution 4

Solution 5

Solution 6

Solution 7

Solution 8

Solution 9

Solution 10

Solution 11

Solution 12

Try "R". It's a very powerful computing tool and FREE!

To get started check out Dr. Wasserman's Notes on R

Taylor expansion applet, fun interactive plots for delta method