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Assignments
No.  Due Date  Description  

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August 21, 2011 
This survey gives me more information about you, your history, and your skills with statistics and writing. One data file is associated with this assignment: Note: Please note that you will have to download the .docx file from the link and open it locally. 

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August 28, 2011 
This assignment introduces you to modes of science and performing tests of two means. One data file is associated with this assignment:  
This is the writeup for the first problem set. To find the solutions, I created an R script. I also used a more complicated script, which created the graphs and saved them to my computer for use later.  
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September 4, 2011 
This assignment has you test null hypotheses comparing means and has you decide which assumptions are necessary, how to check those assumptions, and what to do when those assumptions are violated. Two data files are associated with this assignment:  
This is the writeup for the second problem set. To find the solutions, I created an R script. I also used a more complicated script, which created the graphs and saved them to my computer for use later.  
3 
September 11, 2011 
This assignment has you focus on a single data set (  
This is the writeup for the third problem set. To find the solutions, I created an R script.  
4 
September 18, 2011 
This assignment has you focus on Monte Carlo techniques. The first problem tests a test and some common statements from Statistics textbooks. The second problem uses Monte Carlo to create a distribution for your own test statistic.  
This is the writeup for the fourth problem set. To find the solutions, I created an R script.  
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September 25, 2011 
This assignment gives you a data file and a question to answer (and some restrictions). Your job is to appropriately use statistical techniques to answer the question under the presented restrictions.  
This is the writeup for the fifth problem set. To find the solutions, I created an R script.  
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October 2, 2011 
There is no assigment this week.  
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October 9, 2011 
This assignment concerns creating prediction curves that illustrate the reults of your modeling. There are differentthanusual directions for this assignment. Make sure you read the instructions.  
This is the R script.  
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October 16, 2011 
This assignment has you revisit the  
This is the writeup for the eighth problem set. To find the solutions, I created an R script.  
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October 23, 2011 
This assignment has two problems. The first mimics something in the book, but allows you the freedom to do the book example one better. The second revisits Assignment 5 to answer the same question about SSM and Washington.  
This is a writeup for the ninth problem set.  
10 
October 30, 2011 
This assignment has one problem (and one article review). It has you model coin flips and the examine the accuracy of the model.  
11 
November 6, 2011 
This assignment reviews the past and provides a little practice on this week's topic.  
This is the writeup for the eleventh problem set.  
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December 6, 2011 
This assignment provides much practice on ordinal regression, and a little on nominal regression. Note: You will need to use the  
This is the writeup for the final problem set. Here is the R script for the final homework assignment. 