Statistical Methods in Engineering and Science, STAT 390

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General Items:

SYLLABUS; tentative and evolving (LATEST REVISION: 3/29).
Concepts you will learn.
Check out my answers to FAQs before you send me questions.
An evolving list of typos in our text book.

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Lab-related:

R_intro , R_primer , R_ref_card .
lab "book"; different parts of this book will be assigned weekly (called prelabs).

All required data sets can be accessed at http://www.stat.uw.edu/marzban/390/spring20/xyz.txt, where xyz.txt should be replaced with the name of the data file.

prelab1 (3/31), quiz1_soln.

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Lecture material:

Week 1:
Lecture 1 (Ch. 1) 3/30; Statistics is ambiguous, like a language.
Lecture 2 (Ch. 1) 4/1; Different types of random variables and their histogram.
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HW material:

FIRST, consult the homework IMPORTANT RULES .
Homework Assignments (and Solutions):

SECOND, here is a master list for the problems from which many homework and test questions will be selected:master_list.
And here are the solutions(doc) and solutions(pdf). Additional problems will be posted separately, within the lecture notes.

All required data sets can be accessed at "http://www.stat.uw.edu/marzban/390/spring20/xyz.txt", where "xyz.txt" should be replaced with the file name, e.g., http://www.stat.uw.edu/marzban/390/spring20/hw_3_dat1.txt .

HW Set 1: Due 4/6, 5pm. (single pdf, uploaded to canvas). Solutions (inactive)
HW1: No formal hw; just go over the prelab for tomorrow's lab/qz.
HW2: hw_lect2_1, hw_lect2_2 (look in lecture 2), 1.8(a). See IMPORTANT RULES .
HW3: TBD.

HW Set 2: Due 4/13, 5pm.
HW4: TBD.
HW5: TBD.
HW6: TBD.
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Other items of possible interest:

Student evals from my past stat/math 390 classes: Winter15 , Spring15 , Winter16 , Spring16 , Summer16 , Winter17 , Spring17 , Summer17 , Winter18 , Spring18 , Summer18 , Winter19 , Spring19 , Summer19 , Autumn19 , Winter20 .
Grades from my past stat/math 390 classes: Winter15 , Spring15 , Winter16 , Spring16 , Summer16 , Winter17 , Spring17 , Summer17 , Winter18 , Spring18 , Summer18 , Winter19 , Spring19 , Summer19 , Autumn19 , Winter20 .