pstat 5e F08 syllabus

pstat 5e F08 syllabus - WELCOME TO PSTAT 5E: STATISTICS...

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WELCOME TO PSTAT 5E: STATISTICS with ECONOMICS and BUSINESS APPLICATIONS Fall 2008 Course Syllabus Instructor: Dr. Michael Landrigan Head TA: Gavin Wu Office: South Hall 5508 Email: landrigan@pstat.ucsb.edu Email: wuj@pstat.ucsb.edu Phone: 893-4760 Preliminary office hours: Lectures: MWF 12-12:50pm, BRDA 1610 Course website: Register at http://moodle.id.ucsb.edu/. Select Probability and Statistics and then PSTAT 5E. The enrollment key is: 5tatsp Textbook: Essentials of Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Excel, 3e , by D.R. Anderson, D. J. Sweeney and T.A. Williams, Thomson, 2007. Calculator: Please bring a calculator to every lecture and to weekly discussion sections. Please check that it is working. Use of cell phones is not allowed. Course Content: The course covers descriptive methods, basic probability, statistical inference and hypothesis testing, and regression. The emphasis of the course will be on problem solving and statistical thinking rather than on abstract theory or mathematical derivations. Course Structure: You are required to attend three lectures and two 50 minutes discussion sections each week. One discussion section each week will be in the computer lab and one in the classroom. In addition, you are
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