Lecture summaries |

First day: logistics,presentation 1/10/01

PDF file (needs acrobat).

What is a pdf file?Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to represent a document in a manner independent of the application software, hardware, and operating system used to create it. A PDF file contains a PDF document and other supporting data.

How do I download a pdf file?

Hold down the shift key at the same time you click
on the link, this will write the file on
your computer.

How do I view a pdf file?

Click on it, if after a few minutes acrobat reader does
not come up:

- You may not have it on your computer: check by doing a file search for acrobat. If you don't have it, you need to download it here: Adobe Site.
- Your browser doesn't know to directly use it.

Change the preferences, in Netscape go under Edit, then preferences, click on navigator, under the Heading Navigator there should be a subsection Applications, click on this, then on the left scroll down the list until you read:`Portable Document Format`Click on that line and then click on edit, a pop-up then asks you to fill in , click on application and write the name of your acrobat read command for your computer, (mine says acroread %s ).

Second day: Review of Probability Theory 1/12/01

SticiGui-Glossary | Univ. Baltimore Glossary | GASP |

DASL | Chance videos | webstat |

Chance | CUWU | Interstat |

List of links | ||

Visualizing List of links |

Data Visualization stem and leaf Histogram |
Descriptive statistics Mean |
Chi-square Test webstat fourmilabs | Probability By surprise Box models |

Regression kalamation webstat | Student t-test maimi |
Power of a hypothesis test Todd Ogden's interactive power | |

Confidence Interval west-CI |

With the matlab available through netlib:

** Charles Van Loan**,* Introduction to Scientific Computing*,
Prentice and Hall.

The matlab is available at the local site by ftp to
ftp.cs.cornell.edu in the directory pub/cv.

- The matlab primer, a very good document to begin with: http://www.fi.uib.no/Fysisk/Teori/KURS/WRK/mat/singlemat.html
- One with statistical examples: http://www.math.utk.edu/~gross/matlabfiles/quant.lifesci.matlab.html