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Subsections

Lecture summaries

Introductions


First day: logistics,presentation 1/10/01

Questionnaire to fill if you missed class:
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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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

STAT 116- Review

Lecture Summaries

lecture 1:html lecture 1:pdf

lecture 2 lecture 2:pdf

lecture 3 lecture 3:pdf

lecture 4 lecture 4:pdf

lecture 5 lecture 5:pdf

lecture 6 lecture 6:pdf

lecture 7 lecture 7:pdf

lecture 8 lecture 8:pdf

lecture 9 lecture 9:pdf

lecture 10 lecture 10:pdf

lecture 11 lecture 11:pdf

lecture 16:pdf

General links

SticiGui-Glossary Univ. Baltimore Glossary GASP
DASL Chance videos webstat
Chance CUWU Interstat
List of links
Visualizing List of links

By topic used in class

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

Matlab Based Books

Kelley, C.T., Iterative Methods for Linear and non-linear equations, SIAM.
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.

Sites with Matlab tutorials:


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Susan Holmes
2001-02-20