Biostats Course VHM 801 at AVC - Fall Semester 2015

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Course assignments and exam

Schedule for the Fall Semester 2015:

SessionDateHoursRoomTopicsTextbook reference
1-LThu 3/99-11LC2Introduction; Descriptive statsS:1.1+2+3; BM:1+2; MMC:1.1-2
1-PFri 4/913-16CLMeet MinitabMM:ch8; 1:1,10,16,42,51,65,72; x:1 (1:22,77; x:2)
2-LThu 10/99-11LCSampling; Experimental designS:1; BM:7+8; MMC:2.6+3.0-2
2-PFri 11/913-16CL2:7,67; 3:4,10,14,40,95; x:3 (2:69; 3:18,19,52,94)
3-LThu 17/99-11LCProbability; Distributions and random variablesS:4; BM:9+10; MMC:4
3-PMon 21/913-16CL4:14,26,48,71,75,76,78,122,123; x:4,5 (4:9,10,52,56,73,92; x:6)
4-LThu 24/99-11LCNormal and binomial distributions; Sampling distributionsS:5+6; BM:11+12+13; MMC: 1.3+5
4-PMon 28/913-16CL1:110,111,113,117,121,127,145; 5:47,49,51; x:5(c),7,8; home assign.2001:1 (1:123,144; 5:53; x:9)
4-RTue 29/914-15S5:49,51; home assign.2001:1
5-LThu 1/109-11LCStatistical inference I: estimation, confidence intervalsS:7; BM:14.1-3+15.1-2; MMC:3.3+6.1
5-PMon 5/1013-16CL5:7,14,40,54,64; 6:13,14,33; x:10,11 (5:9,59; home assign.2009:1)
6-LThu 8/109-11LCStatistical inference II: tests; One continuous sampleS:8; BM:14.5-7+15.3-4+17; MMC: 6.2-3+7.1
5-RThu 8/1013-14S5:7,40; 6:33
6-PFri 9/1013-16CL6:47,68,70,87,95,140; 7:4,50,64,73,74; x:12 (6:85,103,108,142; home assign.2009:2)
6-RTue 13/1014-15S6:85,95; 7:4,64
7-LThu 15/109-11LCTwo continuous samples; One and two discrete samplesS:7.3+8.2+9; BM:18+19+20; MMC:7.2+8
7-PMon 19/1013-16CL7:58,59,91,102,103,104,143,145; 8:1,21,62,84,85; x:13 (7:66,93,132; 8:98; midterm 2013)
8-LThu 22/109-11LCNon-parametric methods; Power and sample sizeBM:27.1-2+19.5; MMC:6.4; notes
7-RThu 22/1013-14S7:102,103,132; x:13
8-PMon 26/1013-16CL6:38,39,115; 7:68,127,129; 8:33; 27:8,19; x:14 (x:15; midterm 2012)
8-RTue 27/1014-15Smidterm 2013
9-LThu 29/109-11LCTwo-way tablesS:2.5+11.2; BM:5+22; MMC:2.5+9.1-2
9-PMon 2/1113-16CL8:103; 9:36,38,39,40,44,48,50,52; x:16 (8:67; 9:20,62)
10-LThu 5/119-11LCOne-way analysis of varianceS:11.3; BM:24+26.1-2+27.3; MMC:12
9-RThu 5/1113-14S8:103; 9:50; x:16
10-PMon 9/1113-16CL6:7; 12:1,9,25,35,43,54,55; 27:22; x:17,18 (12:26,27,40; 27:45; midterm 2008; final 2008:2)
11-LThu 12/119-11LCSimple linear regressionS:10.2-3; BM:4+23; MMC:2.1+2.3+10.1-2
10-RThu 12/1113-14S12:54,55; x:18
11-PMon 16/1113-16CL2:11,12,48,53,59; 10:12,17,38,39; x:19 (10:26; final2006:3)
11-RTue 17/1114-15S2:53; 10:17; final2006:3
12-LThu 19/119-11LCCorrelation and regresssion; Bayesian methodsS:10.1; BM:3+23.5; MMC:2.2+2.4+10.2; IPS6e supplement 2.6 (Moodle) + notes (Bayesian)
12-PMon 23/1113-16CL2:2,27,28,57,60; 10:7,33,40; x:20,21; final2008:3 (2:50,59; 10:18,27; final2012:1)
12-RTue 17/1114-15Sx:20,21; final 2008:3
13-LThu 26/119-11LCTwo-way analysis of varianceBM:26.4-6; MMC:13
12-XThu 26/1113-14SBayesian methods
13-PMon 30/1113-16CL13:3,4,15,16,19,31; 26:33,37; home assign.2003:4; final 2009:3 (26:17,18,19; home assign.2011:4b)
14-LThu 3/129-11HCourse wrap-up
13-RThu 3/1213-14S26:33; final 2009:3; home assignment 3
14-PMon 7/1213-16Hfinal 2011:1-3; final 2008:1-2 (final 2009:1; final 2010; final 2012; final 2013; final 2014)
LC = AVC Learning Commons, room 278N; LC2 = AVC Learning Commons, room 286CN; CL = AVC large computer Lab (room 218S); S = AVC 3 South seminar room (351S); H = Human Sciences Building (HSB) 105,
legend for textbooks: S=Stephens; BM: Baldi & Moore; MMC: Moore, McCabe & Craig,
listing of exercises: numbers refer to Supplementary exercises MMC, x=Extra exercises, parenthesis=optional

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Henrik Stryhn, Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College,
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