Term: Spring 2011
Class Times: TH 14:00  15:20 –
in WEB 1248
Instructor: Rich Riesenfeld
< rfr@cs.utah.edu >
Office: 2897 WEB
Office Hours: After class or by appointment.
Telephone: 8015817026
Mailing list: cs5961@list.eng.utah.edu
Textbook (optional):
John Freund's Mathematical Statistics with Applications
Irwin Miller and Maryless Miller (2007)
ISBN13: 9780131427068
Course Description: Press Release
Note:
The University of Utah seeks to provide equal access to its programs, services and activities for people with disabilities. If you will need accommodations in the class, reasonable prior notice needs to be given to the Center for Disability Services, 162 Olpin Union Building, 5815020 (V/TDD). CDS will work with you and the instructor to make arrangements for accommodations.
All written information in this course can be made available in alternative format with prior notification to the Center for Disability Services.


Selected Textbook Pages:
Let's Make a Deal Website (Monty Hall Problem): Background and Applet
Let's Make a Deal (Monty Hall) Applet
Nice Monty Hall Problem Demo Applet
Monty Hall Problem Data Simulator Applet
And Behind Door No. 1, a Fatal Flaw (NYT 8 Apr 2008)
Expectation for Sum of 2 Dice (rfr)
Notes on Joint Distributions and Convolution (rfr)
Derivation Recursive Relationship for Binomial Coefficients
Derivation of E(X) and Var(X) for Binomial Distribution
Derivation of Poisson Distribution as Limit of Binomial
Risk Analysis and Expected Value
Convolutions: Discrete and Continuous
Flexible Normal Curve Shapes and Histogram Relationship
Interactive Normal Curve Shapes (go to bottom of target page)
Interactive Cumulative Area (Probability) Intervals
Linear Regression AnalysisLinear Regression (Yale Notes)
Assumptions of Linear Regression
Linear Regression and Excel (Clemson Notes)
Covariant/Correlation Notes: .pptx .ppt (compatibility mode)
Covariant/Correlation Notes: .1up.color.pdf .2up.color.pdf .2up.b/w.pdf
Calculus Material:
Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (short)
Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (bis; longer development)
Using a Priori Information:
Markov Chain Links:
Video Clips (PBS): Lecture Series on Statistics
Normal Distribution I: Stat No 4.wmv (25 min)
Normal Distribution II: Stat No 5.wmv (25 min)
Causality: Stat No 11.wmv (25 min)
Binomial Distribution: Stat No 17.wmv (25 min)
Important:
Include below information block at the beginning of each assignment


Your Full name:  Date:  
Assignment number and title: Login dir name for this handin: Email contact address: 


Names of any partners in assignment: Login names of any partners: Email contact addresses of any partners: 

Assignment  Due Date  Remarks  Handin Dir  
#0 
Missing Women.wmv (28 min)  19 Jan (Wed)  Large Video Download  
#1 
27 Jan (Thu) 
Submit your work in .pdf form to ⇒ 
assignment1 : Submit a singlefile named login_name.combos.pdf 

#2 
12 Feb (Fri) 
Submit your work in .pdf form to ⇒ 
assignment2 : Submit a singlefile named login_name.ev.pdf 

#3 
Normal Distribution: <docx> <pdf> 
18 Mar (Fri)  Submit your work in .pdf form to ⇒ 
normal_dist : Submit a single file named login_name.normal_dist.pdf 
#4a 
Final Project: Plan  31 Mar (Thu)  Submit your work in .pdf form to ⇒ 
project : Submit a report in pdf named login_name1.login_name2.plan.pdf 
#4b 
Final Project: Methodology

12 Apr (Tue)  Submit your work in .pdf form to ⇒ 
approach : Submit a report in pdf named login_name1.login_name2.approach.pdf 
#4c 
Final Project: Full Implementation and Presentation 
Latest : 26 Apr (Tue) 
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final_project: Submit a report in pdf named login_name1.login_name2.final_Project.pdf 