Outline+SS+2035+-+2016-17 - Instructor Sec Mr Joe Raaymakers Mr Steve Kopp Mr Vincent Glavine 001 002 570 The University of Western Ontario

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The University of Western OntarioDepartment of Statistical and Actuarial SciencesSTATISTICAL SCIENCE 2035 – 2018-19InstructorSecDay/TimeLocationemailOffice/Phone (519-661-2111)Mr. Joe Raaymakers001MWF 9:30-10:30WSC 55[email protected]WSC 107Mr. Steve Kopp002MWF 1:30-2:30HSB 40[email protected]WSC 284 x86288Mr. Vincent Glavine570T - 6:30-8:00Th- 6:30-8:00Wemple 166(Kings)[email protected]Prerequisite(s):You need one full course in first year University level math. Such as: Applied Mathematics 1413, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, Calculus 1000A/B or 1100A/B, Calculus 1301A/B or 1501A/B, Mathematics1600A/B or the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, 1228A/B, 1229A/B, Anti-requisite(s):All other courses or half courses in Introductory Statistics except Statistical Sciences 1023A/B and Statistical Sciences 1024A/B. (This means that you can take Stats 2035 if you took Stats 1024A/B in a prioryear, BUT you cannot take Stats 2035 and 1024A/B at the SAME time)Students are advised that they are responsible to ensure that they possess the necessary prerequisites (or have written special permission) and that de-registration may occur at anytimeif they lack the prerequisite or have taken an anti-requisite course.Textbook“Business Statistics for Contemporary Decision Making” (2ndCanadian edition) by Black, Chakrapani, Castillo (Wiley)Binder ready, 3-hole punched, shrink-wrapped = $128.95 (includes access to Wiley Plus)Wiley Plus access only with e-book = $91.80; e-book only (no Wiley Plus) = $76Textbook Website – “WileyPlus”The 2ndedition of the textbook comes with an access code that gives you access to a companion website. Although access to this website is NOT a requirement for the course (nor will there be any marks allocated to anything you do on this website), you are encouraged to visit the website as it will be set up to provide you with practice problems/quizzes to help test your knowledge of material presented in class. It will also contain an e-book version of the text for quick reference, solutions manual and other visual aids (such as videos, office hour videos, applets, demonstration problems, animations and learning activities) to help in your understanding of the material.Course ObjectivesThe course is designed to give some basic statistical tools to help you understand the concept of “data variability”. These tools will allow you to analyze this variability so that you can draw conclusions from your data. The course will also give some insight into:What statistical methods and tests should be used in analyzing dataHow to use those methods and tests and where do they come fromWhat are the underlying assumptions of your chosen statistical test and what happens if thoseassumptions are not correctIn addition to using statistical methods and tests to analyze data, the first one-third of the course will also discuss the concepts of probability and how probability can be used to model certain phenomena that occur in the sciences, social sciences and business world. The course will

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