STA 4322 - Intro. Statistics Theory
STA 5328 - Fnd. Statistical Theory

Spring 2010 Syllabus (.doc)

Spring 2010 Syllabus (html)

Instructor Office Hours:  M 11:00-12:00, Tu 12:30-1:30, W 12:00-1:00, Th 2:30-3:30

TA Office Hours: Ha Thanh Trung, 218 Griffin/Floyd    M 3:00-5:30, W 12:50-1:40, 3:00-4:40

Mini Exam 1: Tu Jan 26, 2010. Sections 7.1-7.3,7.5,8.1-8.3

Major Exam 1: Th Feb 11, 2010.
Sections 7.1-7.3,7.5,8.1-8.9

Mini Exam 2: Th Mar 4, 2010 Sections 9.1-9.8

Major Exam 2: Th Apr 1, 2010  Sections 9.1-9.9, 10.1-10.9

Mini Exam 3: Tu Apr 20,2010 Sections 10.10-10.11, 11.1-11.5

Hint on Project 2, Part 2: See Problem 8.47 in Exercises

Mini Exam 1 Solution (n=4 on Q.1)

Mini Exam 1 Solution (n=9 on Q.1)

Major Exam 1 Solution

Running Programs in R

R.bat File  (Save this to your C:\staXXXX  directory)

EXCEL Probability Distribution Functions (WORD)

EXCEL Instructions for Plots and Generating Random Samples from Distributions (PPT)

Making Histograms in EXCEL

Chi Square, F-Distributions, Upper .025 Tail Probabilities

Chi Square, F-Distributions, Upper .050 Tail Probabilities

Z, t Distributions Upper Tail Probabilities

Simulation Examples

UF SEC Football Differentials

PROJECTS

Project 1 - Due Thursday, Feb. 4

Project 2 - Due Tuesday, Mar 2

Project 3 - Due Tuesday, Mar 30 (Note: The sample sizes have been changed for the simulation)

Hint for Project 3: Odds Ratios

Project 4 - Due Tuesday, Apr 20

Practice Problems

Chapter 7: 1-13,15,19,21,26,29,31,33,37,42-45,49,50,53,57,58,60,70,71,73,75,76,81,85,90,91,92,95

Section 8.2: 1-4,6-10,12,13,17*,19      * They seem to be asking for which p will MSE(p1) > MSE(p2), not <
Section 8.4: 21,23-27,29,31,34-38
Section 8.5: 39-42,46-48
Section 8.6: 56-61,63,65,68
Section 8.7: 70-73,76,78
Section 8.8: 80-83,85,88,89,91,93
Section 8.9: 95,96,98
Supplementary Exercises: 104,105,108-111,114,115,120,129,130,131,133

Section 9.2: 1-3,5-8
Section 9.3: 15-20,25,26,30,31,32,35
Section 9.4: 37,38,39,42,45,46,49
Section 9.5: 56,57,59,60,61,64,65
Section 9.6: 69-72,74-77
Section 9.7: 80,81,83-88,94-97
Section 9.8: 98,100,101
Supplementary Exercises: 103,105,106,107

Section 10.2: 1-7
Section 10.3: 17-21,23-30,32,33  Note: for 17, you should get Z=4.76 (not .075)
Section 10.4: 37-40,43,44
Section 10.5: 45-47,49
Section 10.6: 50-56
Section 10.8: 67-70,72,73,76,77
Section 10.9: 78-84
Section 10.10: 88-96,99-102
Section 10.11: 105-109,112
Supplementary Exercises: 115,117,119-123,126,127

Section 11.3: 1,3,4,10,11
Section 11.4: 15,16,19
Section 11.5: 23,25,26

Presentations

Moment Generating Functions  (PPT)

Functions of Random Variables (PPT)

Approximations to Distributions: Limit Theorems (PPT)

Derivation of Student's t and the F Distributions  (PPT)

Central Limit Theorem Example (EXCEL)

Binomial Distribution Plot  (EXCEL)

Conditional Uniform Distributions Plots  (EXCEL)

Ballistic Tests - Linear Regression

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament - Seed 7 versus Seed 10 Results

Textbook Figures

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12