TEXT: Applied Linear Statistical Models
by Kutner et al. (5th ed.), ISBN: 0-07-238688-6.
HOMEWORK: Homework will be assigned in class and due each
Wednesday before or after the lecture (except for the first HW, which
is due a week after the first Wed.). The graded homework will be
given back during the discussion sessions. The lowest two homework
grades will be dropped in calculating the overall homework score.
No late homework.
PROJECT: There will be two projects involving computer data
project is due in two weeks. Although we recommend that you use R
to complete the projects, use of other softwares is also allowed.
The TA is responsible in providing instructions for R.
MIDTERM: There will be two in-class midterm exams. Exam dates:
1. Monday, April 24, 12:10 - 1:00 p.m., OLSON 6 (lecture room);
2. Friday, May 12, 12:10 - 1:00 p.m., OLSON 6 (lecture room).
One page of notes (both sides, regular-size paper) is allowed for
FINAL: There will be an in-class final exam. Exam date:
Thursday, June 15, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., OLSON 6.
FINAL 20%, MIDTERM 40% (20% each), PROJECT 20% (10% each),
(Grade Disputes will not be considered until the end of the
quarter. Write a cover note including the total number of points in
questions and your rationale. If the total points in question will
change your letter grade (including +/-), your rationale will be