Instructor: Michael A. Newton

Lectures: Tues/Thurs 9:30-10:45, rm 133 SMI

Office hours: Tuesdays 11-12, Wednesdays 1-2, rm 1245A MSC, or by appointment

Syllabus

Texts

- Main text
Peter Hoff.

*Bayesian statistics for the social sciences,*2006. pdf - Computing info
- Other material (not required)
Gelman and Rubin,

*Bayesian data analysis*, 2nd edition, Chapman and Hall, 2004.

- Homework 1, due Thursday 9/14
- Homework 2, due Thursday 10/5
- R code for homework 1
- Homework 3, due Thursday 10/26
- Homework 4, due Thursday 11/16

Quizes: Tentative dates

- Q1. Tuesday 9/19
- Q2. Tuesday 10/10
- Q3. Thursday 11/2
- Q4. Thursday 11/21
- Q5. Project to be deposited by 12/20. Information about Q5

Evaluation: homework 30% and 5 quizes at 14% each

Other class material:

- Wiki on Bayes
- 9/5/06. Trisomy example
- 12/06. Lawrence/Liu transcription factor binding

Last modified: 12/2006 by Michael Newton