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Preliminaries:
First Day
PreTest
Intro to the Course
Section 1 (Chapters 1-2):
Notes
Projects
Fire-Ant Opening Talk
Sampling Problems
Data Types
Treatments and Controls
Samples and Populations
Modelling Data
Assignments and Data sets
PreTest
First Assignment: FireAnts.pdf
and
jpg of Fire Ant Map
FireAntsPart2.pdf
and
Excel file of Fire Ant observations
NaCl instructions
and
NaCl data
Section 2 (Chapters 3-4):
Notes
Hypothesis Testing 1
Statistical Tests
Statistical Tests continued
Nonparametric Statistical Tests
Assignments and Data sets
Random.pdf
and
HistogramsofDistributions.xlsx
Worked example 4.1:Powerplant data
Worked example 4.3:Invertebrate at sewage outflow
Fireant Treatment Result Assignment
and
TreatmentResults.xlsx
Non-normal data
t and F test practice
Excel functions for T and Probability
See Fig. 2.10: Data for box-and-whiskers plots
Section 3 (Chapters 5-6):
Notes
Correlation and Regression
F test for regression fit
Covariance matrices
Project management
Chi-Squared tests
Assignments and Data sets
Video on using Excel for p-value for correlation.
Data for Correlation with pH
Example 5.1 Data
Data for Regression
River Pools opening assignment
Chi-squared examples
Old Faithful assignment
and
data
Hackberry data
Section 4 (Chapter 7):
Notes
Classification schemes
Background for article
Article for discussion
Assignments and Data sets
Barataria sediment samples
and
data set
ANOVA example 7.1 problem
ANOVA example 7.5 problem
Contamination problem
Soil remediation problem
and
data set
Alternative regression fits
Frequency analysis
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