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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Applied Statistics, Math 283 – Spring 2008 Text: Introduction to the Practice of Statistics , 5 th Edition, Moore and McCabe ISBN 0-7167- 6400-8 Instructor: Josef Brown Office: Speare 139 Phone: 835-5621 email: [email protected] Office Hours: M-Th 2:00-5:00 or by appointment Course Content: Chapters 1 through 13 Objectives: Recognition of questions which are statistical by nature. To develop the ability to describe a data set, to articulate hypotheses concerning the data, to apply the appropriate tests and correctly interpret the results of these tests in order to confirm or reject theses hypotheses. Topics included will be graphical and numerical methods for summarizing data, an introduction to probability, sampling techniques, discrete and continuous distributions, hypothesis testing, linear and non-linear regression and analysis of variance. The ability to use computer software to analyze data and appropriate language skills for reporting the computer output will be considered...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course MATH 283 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '08 term at NMT.
- Spring '08