H2 - ECEN 689 - Statistical Computation in Genomic Signal...

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Unformatted text preview: ECEN 689 - Statistical Computation in Genomic Signal Processing Fall 2009 Homework 2 Due on: October 14, at the start of class. Homework Policy : You are expected to write cleanly and concisely, and demonstrate that you understood the problem and its solution. You can discuss the problems with your colleagues if you wish but each student must write their own solutions separately. Late homework cannot be accepted, unless there is a documented valid reason. Please sign and staple your homework. Problems: 1. Please give concise answers to the following questions: (a) What is the difference between technical and biological variability? (b) Why is the fold-change not a good criterion for determining differences? (c) What is the difference between sensitivity and specificity of a test? (d) What is a uniformly most powerful test? Give an example of such a test and the conditions under which it is so. (e) What is a deviation distribution and what information does it convey about an error estimator?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2010 for the course ECEN 689-601 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Texas A&M.

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H2 - ECEN 689 - Statistical Computation in Genomic Signal...

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