STAT 481 (18089, 19363)    Applied Statistical Methods II   Spring Semester 2009

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m., 104 DH

Instructor: Klaus J. Miescke

Office: 513 SEO

Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. (or by appointment)

Phone: (312) 996-2443

E-Mail: klaus@uic.edu

Text: Hogg & Ledolter (1992), 2nd ed.,

"Applied Statistics for Engineers and Physical Scientists"

Computing: Graphing Calculator, PCs in Computer Labs (Excel, SPSS, optional: R, SAS).

Homework: Given after each session, discussed but not graded.

One homework problem, worked out on a PC and presented in printed form has

to be turned in at each exam. It will count 50 % toward the grade of that exam.

Midterms: Wednesday, February 18 and April 8, 1 hour each.

Final Exam: Thursday, May 7, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Grading: Homework 0%, midterms 25% each, final exam 50%.

Grading Scale: 95% A , 85% B , 75% C , 65% D.

No makeup exam will be given without a valid excuse.

Schedule and Homework

Week 01 Review of 4.3; Review of 4.3; Review of 4.5 ; HW: Read 4.3, 4.5.

Week 02 (Holiday); 6.1; 6.1; HW: 4.3-1,2,3; 4.5-3.

Week 03 6.1; 6.1; 6.1; HW: 6.1-2,3,6,8,9; Start with Excel or SPSS Project.

Week 04 6.2; 6.2; 6.2; HW: 6.2-4,5,6,7; Work on Excel or SPSS Project.

Week 05 6.3; 6.3; 6.3; HW: 6.2-9; 6.3-1,2; Finish  Excel or SPSS Project.

Week 06 Review; Midterm 1; 6.3; HW: 6.3-3,4; Find p-values with SPSS.

Week 07 7.1; 7.1; 7.1; HW: 7.1-2,3,6; Use SPSS, include summary and graphical tools.

Week 08 7.2; 7.2; 7.2; HW: 7.2-1 (only Tukey’s method, follow the Remark), 7.2-6 a) and c).

Week 09 7.3; 7.3; 7.3; HW: 7.3-1,2,3; Start working on the truck data with Excel and SPSS.

Week 10 8.1; 9.1; 9.1; HW: 9.1-1,2,3; Use Excel and SPSS. Read 9.1-4,5.

Spring Break

Week 11 9.1; Prediction; 9.2; HW: 9.2-1,2,5d (as far as covered); Finish SPSS truck data project.

Week 12 Review; Midterm 2; 9.2; HW: 9.2-1,2,5d (complete remaining parts); Read 9.2-5.

Week 13 9.2; 9.3; 9.4; HW: 9.3-2,3,6; Use Excel and SPSS. Final Exam Project: 9.3-6.

Week 14 9.4; 9.4; 9.4; HW: 9.4-1,2; Use Calculator and Excel for all calculations.

Week 15 9.5; 9.6; Review; HW: Work on Final Exam Project: 9.3-6.

Week 16 Final Exam, Thursday, May 7, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Turn in Final Project at the exam.

Format of all Exams:

Each exam is based on the homework and the examples discussed in class.

Use your book and graphing calculator in the exam.

One homework problem, worked out on a PC and presented in printed form

has to be turned in at each exam. It will count 50% toward the grade of that exam.

The last class session before each exam is a review session. Please prepare

any questions that you may have.