Stat 447 Final Exam
May 6, 2002
1. An example in Moores Basic Practice of Statistics concerns the deterioration of synthetic fiber
when buried in a landfill. A total of 10 strips of a polyester fabric were buried in well-drained soil.
K6 Y Stat 44'? Exam 1
February 21, 2002 - - . II Prof. Vardeman
1. Diseases A and B' in sheep have similar symptoms, but neverafict the same animal. B is-more
rare and is harder to diagnose. 1 in 1000 sheep have disease A, and 1 in 10,000 have disease B.
Stat 44? Exam 2
April 4. 2002 - _ Prof. Vardeman
1. Below is a table giving a joint probability function for discrete random vaables X and Y.
z B a) EvaluateP[X=Y].
' ergar. (13(33) +T.(4) # ,05+.I =. IS
mi; in) Find the marginal probability mction for
Statistics 416X : Statistical Design and Analysis of Microarray Experiments Handout, Spring 2008
Lowess and Loess: Local Regression Smoothing
The names "lowess" and "loess" are derived from the term "locally weighted scatter plot smooth," as both methods