**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*.

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**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.