Veterinary Biostatistics Course VHM 801 (VHM-8010-1) at AVC - Fall Semester 2019

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Course assignments and exam

Preliminary schedule for the Fall Semester 2019:

SessionDateHoursRoomTopicsTextbook reference
1-LThu 29/89-11LCIntroduction; Descriptive statisticsS:1.1+2+3; BM:1+2; MMC:1.1-2
1-PFri 30/813-16CLMeet MinitabMM:ch8; 1:1,10,16,42,51,65,72; x:1 (1:22,77; x:2)
2-LThu 5/99-11LCSampling; Experimental designS:1; BM:7+8; MMC:2.6+3.0-2
2-PMon 9/913-16CL2:7,67; 3:4,10,14,40,94; x:3 (2:69; 3:18,19,52,95)
3-LThu 12/99-11LCProbability; Distributions and random variablesS:4; BM:9+10; MMC:4
3-PMon 16/913-16CL4:9,14,26,48,71,75,76,78,92,107,122; x:4 (4:10,52,56,73,108,115,123; x:5,6)
4-LThu 19/99-11LC2Normal and binomial distributions; Sampling distributionsS:5+6; BM:11+12+13; MMC: 1.3+5
4-PMon 23/913-16CL1:110,111,113,117,121,127,145; 3:77,79; 5:33,49,51; x:4(c),7,8; home assign.2001:1 (1:123,144; 4:10,60; 5:47,53; x:9)
4-RTue 24/913-14S5:49,51; home assign.2001:1
5-LThu 26/99-11LCStatistical inference I: estimation, confidence intervalsS:7; BM:14.1-3+15.1-2; MMC:3.3+6.1
5-PMon 30/913-16CL5:7,14,40,54; 6:13,14,33,45; x:10,11 (5:9,59,64; 6:11,12; home assign.2013:1)
6-LThu 3/109-11LCStatistical inference II: tests; One continuous sampleS:8; BM:14.5-7+15.3-4+17; MMC: 6.2-3+7.1
6-PMon 7/1013-16CL6:68,70,85,87,95,103,140; 7:4,50,64,73,74; x:12 (6:46,96,108,142; home assign.2009:2)
7-LThu 10/109-11LCTwo continuous samples; One and two discrete samplesS:7.3+8.2+9; BM:18+19+20; MMC:7.2+8
7-PFri 11/1013-16CL7:91,102,103,104,132,143,145; 8:1,21,62,84,85; x:13 (7:58,59,66,93; 8:98; midterm 2013)
7-RThu 17/1013-14S7:102,103; x:13; midterm 2013
8-LThu 17/109-11LCNon-parametric methods; Power and sample sizeBM:27.1-2+19.5; MMC:6.4; notes
8-PMon 21/1013-16CL6:38,39,115; 7:68,127,129; 8:33; 27:8,19; x:14 (x:15; midterm 2012)
MEWed 23/1010:30-11:30BMid-term exam
8-RThu 24/1013-14S7:127,129; 27:19;
9-LThu 24/109-11LCTwo-way tablesS:2.5+11.2; BM:5+22; MMC:2.5+9.1-2
9-PMon 28/1013-16CL9:20,36,38,39,40,44,48,50,52; x:16 (8:67,103; 9:62; final 2013:1)
9-RThu 31/1013-14S9:20,50,62; x:16
10-LThu 31/109-11LCOne-way analysis of varianceS:11.3; BM:24+26.1-2+27.3; MMC:12
10-PMon 4/1113-16CL6:7; 12:1,9,25,35,43,54,55; 27:22; x:17,18 (12:26,27,40; 27:45; final 2014:2)
10-RThu 7/1113-14S12:54,55; 27:45; x:18
11-LThu 7/119-11LCSimple linear regression; Statistical reportingS:10.2-3; BM:4+23; MMC:2.1+2.3+10.1-2
11-PTue 12/1113-16CL2:11,12,48,53,59; 10:12,17,38,39; x:19 (10:26; final2006:3; final 2011:2; final 2014:1)
11-RThu 14/1113-14S2:53; 10:17; final2006:3
12-LThu 14/119-11LCCorrelation and regresssion; Bayesian methodsS:10.1; BM:3+23.5; MMC:2.2+2.4+10.2; IPS supplement (regression) + notes (Bayesian)
12-PMon 18/1113-16CL2:2,27,28,57,60; 10:7,33,40; x:20,21; final2014:3 (2:50,59; 10:18,27; final2012:1)
12-RThu 21/1113-14S10:33; x:21; final 2014:3
13-LThu 21/119-11LCTwo-way analysis of varianceBM:26.4-6; MMC:13
13-PMon 25/1113-16CL13:3,4,15,16,19,31; 26:7,8,33,37; home assign.2003:4; final 2013:2 (26:17,18,19; home assign.2011:4b)
13-RThu 28/1113-14Sfinal 2013:2; home assign.2003:4
14-LThu 28/119-11LCCourse wrap-up
14-PFri 29/1113-16CLfinal 2015:2,3 (final 2011:1,3; final 2012:2,3; final 2013:1,3; final 2016; final 2018w; final 2018f)
LC = AVC Learning Commons, room 278N; LC2 = AVC Learning Commons, room 280N; CL = AVC large computer lab (218S); S = AVC 3 North seminar room (343N); B = AVC Lecture Theatre B
legend for textbooks: S=Stephens; BM: Baldi & Moore; MMC: Moore, McCabe & Craig,

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