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Statistics 13, sec. 01
Winter 2004
Introduction to Statistical Methods
for the Life and Health Sciences




Textbook: Chance Encounters - A first Course in Data Analysis and Inference by Christopher Wild and George Seber (2000)
    Tentative schedule of topics to be covered
  1. Data Collection, Experiments, Observational Studies vs. Designed Experiments, Ch. 1
  2. Variables Graphical & Numerical Summaries, Ch. 2
  3. Bivariate Data, Correlation, Ch. 3
  4.  Probability & Independence, Ch. 4
  5. Discrete Random Variables, Binomial Distribution, Expected Value, Variance, Ch. 5
  6. Bayes' Rule, supplement
  7. Continuous Random Variables, Normal Distribution, Ch. 6
  8. Inference, Means, Central Limit Theorem, Ch. 7
  9. Confidence Intervals, Ch. 8
  10. Hypothesis Testing, Ch. 9
  11. 2 independent samples, t-test, Ch. 7, 8, 9
  12. Chi-Square (χ2) Goodness-of-fit test
  13. Regression & Correlation, Ch. 12
  14. ANOVA, Chi-square, Ch. 11

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