Introduction to Applied Statistics

Fall 2006

                                 Statistics 301-01

            Introduction to Applied Statistics


Text: An Introduction to Statistical Methods and Data Analysis, 5th edition,

          by R.L. Ott and M. Longnecker, Duxbury Press

Time and Place: W 3:00-4:00, CLAS 313

                             F  2:00-4:00, CLAS 313

Instructor: Ofer Harel

                    Office: CLAS 320

                    Phone: 486-9689

                    Office hours: W-F 9:00-10:00 or by appointment


Teaching Assistant: Jeffrey Stratton

                                  Office: CLAS 322


Prerequisite: High school algebra, combinatorial analysis, set theory.

Grading: You are responsible for the material covered in the text, lectures, and homework. The final grade will be based on class participation, homework, two mid-term class examinations and final exam.  There will be no makeup exams.  Each homework assignment is due a week after it is assigned.  All exams are closed book and closed notes. However, you are allowed to bring in one page (8.5”x11”) of your own notes and formulas. Students are expected to bring a calculator during the exams.

            Homework:                  30%

            Class participation:        5%

            Mid-term Exams:          30% (September 29, October 27)

            Final Exam:                   35% (December 8)