Fall 2008

**Statistics 5005-01**

** Introduction to Applied Statistics**

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**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 344

F 2:00-4:00, CLAS 344

**Instructor**: Ofer Harel

Office: CLAS 320

Phone: 486-6989

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

Email: oharel@stat.uconn.edu

Web: http://www.stat.uconn.edu/~oharel/

**Teaching Assistant**: Jeffrey Stratton

Office: CLAS 322

Email: jeffrey.stratton@uconn.edu

**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: 10%

Mid-term Exams: 30% (October 3, October 31 — Tentative)

Final Exam: 30% (According to schedule)