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Unformatted text preview: STA 5166 Statistics in Applications I FALL SEMESTER 2006 Instructor: Xu-Feng Niu Office: 210B OSB 644-4008 Class Hours: 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm MW Office Hours: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm MW Text: Box, G. E., Hunter, W. G. and Hunter, J. S (2005), Statistics for Experimenters, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Course Objectives: Statistics is an applied science whose focus is upon the collection, analysis and interpretation of data. Statistics is also a mathematically-based theoretical science in which the theory necessary to carry out data analysis is developed. This course will focus on the design of experiments which is the most valuable aspect of statistical method. Frequently conclusions are easily drawn from a well-designed experiment, even when rather elementary methods of analysis are employed. Conversely, even with the most sophisticated statistical analysis can not salvage a badly designed experiment. The topics of this course will include comparison of two and more means, random sampling, randomization and...
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