Statistics 572

Statistical Methods for Bioscience II

| Course Information | Take-home Midterm Exam | Lecture Notes | Discussion Notes | Homework | Office Hours | Final Exam Information | R | Grades |


Bret Larget is the professor for Statistics 572 in the Spring 2008 semester.


Course Information


Final Exam Information

The final exam is scheduled from 10:05am to 12:05pm on Friday, May 16..

Social Science 6104

Semester Review (PDF)

Take-home Midterm Exam

ExamDataSolution
exam2.pdf regenerate.txt
hamster.txt
sol2.pdf
sol02.R


Lecture Notes

Lecture #DateTopicPDF Notes
(slides per page)
1January 22Overview [2]  [4]
2January 24An Introduction to R
Probability Review
lecture2.pdf
lecture2.R
overlay.R
3January 29Simple Linear Regression [2]  [4]
4January 31Multiple Regression [2]  [4]
5February 5Birds and Bats Case Study
Example of Analysis of Covariance
bats.txt
bats.R
bats-plots.pdf
6February 7Birds and Bats (continued) [1]  [2]  [4]
7February 12More on Transformations [1]  [2]  [4]
8February 14Logistic Regression [1]  [2]  [4]
9February 19Logistic Regression Case Study runoff.R
10February 21Logistic Regression continued [1]  [2]  [4]
11February 26Poisson Regression [1]  [2]  [4]
12February 28Poisson Regression (continued) [1]  [2]  [4]
13March 4Poisson Regression (continued)  
14March 6 Analysis of Sibling Data  
15March 11Exam Review review2.pdf
EXAMMarch 13In-class Exam sol1.pdf
16March 25Simulation of Probability Models [1]  [2]  [4]
17March 27Simulation for Linear Models [1]  [2]  [4]
18April 1Simulation for Generalized Linear Models [1]  [2]  [4]
19April 3Simulation for Checking Models [1]  [2]  [4]
lecture19.R
20April 8Simulation for Checking Models [1]  [2]  [4]
21April 10Causal Inference [1]  [2]  [4]
22April 15Causal Inference [1]  [2]  [4]
23April 17Multilevel Models [1]  [2]  [4]
24April 22Multilevel Models: Basics [1]  [2]  [4]
25April 24Multilevel Models: Advanced kiwi.R
kiwi.txt
26April 29Prediction Intervals kiwinotes.pdf
27May 6Cow slaughter case study see notes for next lecture
28May 8Cow slaughter case study (cont.) cows.R


Discussion Notes

WeekDatesPDF NotesExtra
2Jan 29-30disc01.pdf
3Feb 5-6 disc02.pdf
4Feb 12-13disc03.pdf
5Feb 19-20disc04.pdf chirps.txt / eggs.txt / annual.txt
6Feb 26-27disc05.pdf
7Mar 4-5disc06.pdf gala.txt
11Apr 1-2disc08.pdf chirps.txt / code_disc8.R
12Apr 8-9disc09.pdf glove.txt / code_disc9.R
14Apr 22-23disc10.pdf ceriodaphnia.txt / hiv.txt / code_disc10.R
15May 6-7disc11.pdf uvb.txt / code_disc11.R


Homework Assignments

Assignments are due by 4:00 P.M. on the date due. With prior permission from your professor, you may turn in homework on the following Monday without penalty a limited number of times. Late homework received before solutions are posted will receive at most half credit. Homework received after solutions are posted will receive no credit.

AssignmentDate GivenDate DueExtrasSolutions
Assignment #1 [PDF] January 24 February 1 cows.txt
cows.info
overlay.R
hwsol01.pdf
Assignment #2 [PDF] February 1 February 8   hwsol02.pdf
Assignment #3 [PDF] February 15 February 22 samara.txt hwsol03.pdf
Assignment #4 [PDF] February 18 February 29 larch.txt
pollution.txt
pollution.info
crustacean.txt
hwsol04.pdf
Assignment #5 [PDF] February 29 March 7 mussels.txt
mussels.info
hwsol05.pdf
Assignments #6 and #7[PDF] March 29 April 4 samara.txt hwsol0607.pdf
Assignments #8[PDF] April 19 April 25 larch.txt
plantation.txt
hwsol08.pdf

Office Hours

PersonHoursLocationPhoneE-Mail
Bret Larget:Tues 11:00am-noon
Wed 1:00-2:00
Thur 2:15-3:30pm
MSC 1250A262-7979larget@stat.wisc.edu
Xu He:Thur 11:00am - noon
Thur 4:00-6:00pm
MSC 1275334-9792hexu@stat.wisc.edu
Meng Song:Tues 11:00am-noon
Tues 1:00-2:00pm
MSC 1270262-3230songm@stat.wisc.edu



Introduction to R

TopicFile
Installationinstall-R.pdf
Introductionintro-R.pdf
Basicsbasics-R.pdf
Data Entrydata-R.pdf

Last modified: April 22, 2008

Bret Larget, larget@stat.wisc.edu