UCLA XL 10 (sec.) Spring 2002

Introduction to Statistical Reasoning

UCLA Extension - XL 10 - Statistical Reasoning

Ivo D. Dinov, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor in Statistics,
Research Scientist, Department of Neurology, 
UCLA School of Medicine
Teaching Assistants:
  • none

  • Lectures: (MSB 5148), W 7:00-10:00 PM

    Instructor Office: Main: MS 8143E (alternative: CHS, UCLA School of Medicine, Reed 4-238, by appt. only)
    TA Offices: none
    Virtual Office Hours (TBA)
    STAT Computer Lab: http://www.stat.ucla.edu/undergraduate/icl/

    Grading policy and basis for Final Grade:

    HW Assignment Policy:

    Textbook: Statistics by Freedman, D., Pisani, R., and Purves, R. (1998). Third Edition.

      Tentative order of topics cover

    Introduction, Experiments, Ch.1 1
    Observational Studies, Ch.02 1
    Graphics, Histograms Ch.03 1
    Numerical Summaries, Ch.4 2
    The Normal Curve, Ch.5 2
    Percentiles, Transformations, Ch.5 3
    Correlation, Ch.8 4
    Regression, Ch.10 5
    Review, Midterm Exam

    Probability, Ch.13 7
    Expected Values, Ch.17 7
    Proportions, Ch.20 8
    Confidence Intervals, Ch.21 9
    Central Limit Theorem.The Accuracy of Averages, Ch.23 10
    Hypothesis Testing, Ch.26 11
    Final Exam


    Ivo D. Dinov, Ph.D., Departments of Statistics & Neurology, UCLA