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Unformatted text preview: ORF 245. Fundamentals of Engineering Statistics Philippe Rigollet Fall 2008. Course information and Syllabus Lectures: M W F 10:00 - 10:50 am, FRIST 302 Course Summary: A study of fundamentals of statistical methods and their applications, covering the basic concepts of probability, discrete and continuous distributions, reliability, statistical inference, goodness-of-fit tests, and regression analysis. Objective: After this course, you will be able to understand and speak the basic language of statistics and select the right statistical method for your applications. Also, the course will provide the fundamental theoretical background that will allow you to appreciate the strengths and limitations of each method and formulate conclusions accordingly. Together with this knowledge, you will develop the essential skills needed to manipulate and analyze real data in the R environment. It is a free cross-platform software that allows to perform basic and advanced statistical analysis, import data and output advanced color graphics. Instructor : Philippe Rigollet rigollet@princeton.edu , (609) 258 1044 (emergency only) Office: ORFE 202. Office hours: Mon 1-3pm, or by appointment (Mon and Wed afternoon only). Reply to emails within the next day if received by 8pm. Assistant instructors : Jae Ho Kim jaek@princeton.edu , (201) 446 5253 Office: ORFE 228. Office hours: Wed. 3-5pm. Astrid Prajogo aprajogo@princeton.edu , (609) 258 7383 Office: ORFE 324. Office hours: Tue. 10-12noon....
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