STAT 213 Lecture 04 (Winter 2013)
"Introduction to Statistics I"
Course Outline
Instructor:

Anatoliy Swishchuk
E-mail: aswish@ucalgary.ca
Office: MS552
Tel.: (403) 220-3274
Office Hours: MWF:11:00am-12:00pm
Markers:
Lab17 N. Afzal MS370 220-6767 nafzal@ucalgary.ca
     Lab18 T. Abedin MS334 210-8496 tabedin@ucalgary.ca
Lab19 N. Afzal MS370 220-6767 nafzal@ucalgary.ca
Lab20 Y. Zhang MS378 210-8496 yuanz@ucalgary.ca



Place:  ST 143
Lectures Schedule and Tutorials 
Lectures schedule (L01)
Tutorials  schedule (T01)
Monday/Wednesday/Friday  14:00-14:50am  (ST 143)
Lab 17  Wed  12:00  MS515   (N.  Afzal)
Lab 18  Wed  12:00  MS521   (T.  Abedin)
Lab 19  Wed  13:00  MS515   (N.  Afzal)
Lab 20  Wed  13:00  MS521   (Y.  Zheng)


Syllabus
Exploratory Data Analysis
Regression and Correlation
Intro to Probability
Conditional Probability
Random Variables
Discrete Distributions
Expectations and Variances
Continuous Random Variables
Sampling Distributions
Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

Course Outline

 Important Class Dates:
First day of class: 14:00, Wed, January 9, 2013
  Quiz # 1: Wed, Jan 30
  Quiz # 2:  Wed, Feb 13
Midterm: March 4, Mon, 14:00-14:50 (ST143)
Quiz # 3: Wed, March 20
Quiz
# 4: Wed, April 3
  Last day of class: 14:00, Monday, April 15, 2013
  Winter Session Final Examinations: April 19-30, 2013.
Final Exam:
Monday, April 22, 3:30-5:30pm , ICT 102

Recommended text:
'Introduction to the Practice of Statistics' by Moore/McCabe/Craig, 7th ed., 2012, Freeman &Co.
(you may buy it in the U of C Bookstore)

Course Web Page:
The current official syllabus for this course is available in the wall pockets across from MS 476 and
on the webpage at www.math.ucalgary.ca Course Listing-Undergraduate.
There is also a web page for this course which contains the course outline, tentative course schedule,  grading scheme, important class dates, etc.
Announcements made in class will be posted there (see end of this web-page). The address of this web page is: http://www.math.ucalgary.ca/~aswish/stat213W13L4.html/

Nature of the Course
Mathematical proofs will be minimal: reasonings and explanations will be based mostly on figures, tables, numerical examples, plots and graphs.
Also, the following open-access Web site includes statistical applets, data sets, supplementary exercises, statistical profiles, self-quizzes: www.whfreeman.com/ips7e

Computing Facilities
Minitab 16 (labs MS515, MS521 and MS 571)
You may use Minitab Guide for calculating statistics

Midterm and Assignments:
There will be 1 Midterm ( 14:00, ST 143) and 4 Quizzes.

Final Exam
Monday, April 22, 3:30-5:30pm, ICT 102
It will cover all the materials covered in this course.

Grading scheme (Course Evaluation):
 Exam, Midterm and Assignments
Value (% of your final mark)
Dates
Midterm
20%
March 4, Monday, 14:00-14:50 (ST143)
Quizzes (best 3 of 4)
30%
Jan 30, Feb 13, Mar 20, Apr 3
Final Exam 50%  Monday, April 22, 3:30-5:30pm , ICT 102




Tentative Lectures Schedule for  Stat213W13L4 (Feb 17-24-Reading Week!)
Month
Day
Monday
Day
Wednesday
Day
Friday
Jan
7
No Lecture
9
Lec1: Displaying Distributions with
Graphs.
11
Lec2: Displaying Distributions with
Graphs II.

Jan
14
Lec3:Describing Distributions with
Numbers 
16
Lec4: Describing Distributions with
Numbers II
18
Lec5: The Normal Distributions
Jan
21
Lec6: Normal Distribution
Calculations
23
Lec7: Scatterplots 25
Lec8: Scatterplots (Continuation)
Jan-Feb
28
Lec9: Correlation
30
Lec10: Least-Squares Regression 1
Lec11: Least-Squares Regression Line
and Equation 
Feb
4
Lec12: Cautions about Correlations and
Regressions
6
Lec13: Producing Data. Design of Experiments I 8
Lec14: Design of Experiments II
Feb
11
Lec15: Sampling Design
13
Lec16: Toward Statistical Inference I  15
Lec17: Toward Statistical Inference II
Feb-Mar
25
Lec18: Randomness. Probability
Models I
27
Lec19: Randomness. Probability
Models II 
1
 Lec20: Random Variables I
Mar
4
Midterm 6
Lec21: Random Variables II 8
Lec22: Means of Random Variables
Mar
11
Lec23: Variances of Random Variables  13
Lec24: General Probability Rules I
15
Lec25: General Probability Rules II
Mar
18
Lec26: Sampling Distributions for
Counts and Proportions I
20
Lec27: Sampling Distributions for
Counts and Proportions II 
22
Lec28: The Sampling Distribution of
a Sample Mean
Mar
25
Lec29: The Central Limit Theorem 27
Lec30: The Geometric, Negative
Binomial and Hyper-geometric Probability Distributions
29
Good Friday (No Lecture)
Apr
1
Lec31: Confidence Intervals 3
Lec32: Test of Significance; P-Values 5
Lec 33: t-Distribution; The One-Sample t Test
Apr
8
Lec34: Comparing Two Means 10
Lec35: Inference for Proportions: Confidence Intervals 12,15
Lec36: Comparing Two Proportions.
Lec37:  (Monday, April 15): Course Review


Announcements: 

Final Exam: Monday, April 22, 3:30-5:30pm , ICT 102
(Bring in your ID; Arithmetical Calculator is Allowed)

(Formula Sheet and Tables for Final Exam)
(Coverage: it was mentioned on our last lecture (Monday, April 15, 2:00-2:50pm) or see our Course Outline, sec. 15 (or Lectures 1-36 above))
Midterm: Monday, March 4, 2:00-2:50pm, ST143
(based on Lectures 1-18; General Info; Formula Sheet)
Quiz#1: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 (in the Labs 17-20)
(based on Lectures 1-8; General Info)
Quiz#2: Wed, Feb 13, 2013
(In the Labs 17-20)
(based on Lectures 9-14; General Info)

 Quiz#3: Wed, Mar 20, 2013 (In the Labs 17-20)
(based on Lectures 19-25 or Sec. 4.3-4.5 (Chapter 4); General Info)

Quiz#4: Wed, April 3, 2013 (In the Labs 17-20)
(based on Lectures 26-31 or Chapter 5 & Sec. 6.1; General Info)


Table of Random Digits
Table of Normal Distribution
All Tables

Marks: Quizzes#1,2,3,4,Midterm, Final Exam
Final Grades (unofficial)



 
LabWorks
Lab#8: Wed, April 10, 2013
Lab#7: Wed, March 27, 2013
Lab#6: Wed, March 13, 2013
Lab#5: Wed, March 6, 2013
Lab#4: Wed, February 27, 2013
Lab #3: Wed, February 6, 2013

(data for Ex. 2.5, 2.53 and 2.74)
Lab #2: Wed, January 23, 2013
(data for Ex. 1.150 and Problem 6)
  Lab #1: Wed, January 16, 2013
(data for Ex. 1.33 and 1.46)

This page was updated on May 6, 2013