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YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
MATH 940, Advanced Data Analysis, Summer 2000
 Homework & Projects | SPSS Help | Statistical Study & Summary Report | Note 1 | Note 2

Data set for the final exam:
Problem 2:  auction.sav
Problem 3:  purchcar.sav

Instructor:       Dr. Guang-Hwa Andy Chang
Office:             1032 Cushwa Hall
Phone Number:    (330) 742-1818
E-mail:            chang@math.ysu.edu  <=  virtual office hours
Office hours:        12:10 noon 1:30 p.m., M, T, W, T, or by appointment.
 
Text:  Moore & McCabe, Introduction to Practice of Statistics, 3rd Edition, 1998
W. H. Freeman & Co. and Sumanas, Inc.
References:
  • Applied linear statistical models : regression, analysis of variance, and experimental designs / Neter, Kutner, Nachtsheim, and Wasserman, Pub:  Irwin 1996
  • Applied linear regression models / John Neter ... [et al.], Pub: Irwin, 1996
  • An introduction to statistical methods and data analysis / R. Lyman Ott,  Pub: Duxbury Press, 1993
  • Design and analysis of experiments / Hinkelmann and Kempthorne,   Pub: Wiley, 1994
  • The statistical sleuth : a course in methods of data analysis / Ramsey and Schafer, Pub: Duxbury Press, 1997
  • Applied regression analysis / N. R. Draper, H. Smith, Pub: Wiley, 1998
  • The Analysis of Variance / Scheffe, Pub: Wiley, 1959
  • Theory and Application of the Linear Model / Graybill, Pub: Wadsworth, 1976
  • SPSS for Windows / D. Georage, P. Mallery, Pub: Allyn & Bacon, 1999
  • SPSS Base System, Advanced Statistics / M. Norusis, SPSS

Homework and Projects:


Useful Links:  Regression Line, Correlation, Monte Carlo Simulation, A Simulation Program

Grading Policy:
 
  Midterm Test  30%
  Projects & Quizzes  35%
  Final Exam  35%
  Total  100%

Final Grade:
 
  90% to 100% --------------------> A
  80% to below 90% --------------------> at least a B
  70% to below 80% --------------------> at least a C
  60% to below 70% --------------------> at least a D
  below 60% --------------------> at most a D

Tentative schedule of the course, reading assignments and tests:
 
Week Topics
1  6/19 - 6/23 Basic Statistics & Statistical Software (Chapter 1 - 5)
2  6/26 - 6/30 Statistical Inference (Chapter 6 - 9)
3  7/3   - 7/7 Regression (Chapter 10, 11, 15)
4  7/10 - 7/14 Analysis of Variance (Chapter 12, 13, 14)

Tentative test schedule:
     Midterm Test:  Monday, July 3
     Final Exam:       Friday, July 14.