CPMA 522, Statistical Inference
The Stat Labs home page
contains many things useful for the course.
In particular, descriptions of the data and the data sets themselves
from all the labs are here.
Frequently asked questions (FAQ) on using the S language
with particular reference to the labs
Here are several on-line sources for LaTeX2e help.
Here is a sample article on using LaTeX to format your lab reports.
It includes specific examples on including graphics and making tables.
It also describes how to incorporate citations.
You will need the .tex file, the .bib file, and the .bst file to follow the examples.
Steps to process a LaTeX file
These steps will allow you to process a .tex file.
- Suppose you have the file chap1.tex.
On a lab computer running Linux, type the command
This will create several files including one called chap1.dvi.
- If you type the command
you will be able to preview the document.
(This might not work if you are connected remotely.)
- The command
dvips chap1.dvi -o
will create a PostScript file chap1.ps that can be printed on the department system.
- Print the PostScript file with the command
- Alternatively, you can create the file chap1.pdf with the command
This can be read using Adobe Acrobat reader by the command
Last modified: October 22, 2001
Bret Larget, email@example.com