Biometry
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Fall Semester 2006
8:00-9:15, Tues/Thur, MP 2028
Instructor: C. Ray Chandler

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Biometry (Biology 7530, 3 credits) is a graduate-level course offered every fall semester in the Department of Biology. It is not taught during the spring or summer session.


TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FALL 2006 (exact dates are subject to change)

 DATE

 TOPIC

 TEXT CHAPTER

 15 Aug
 introduction; definitions  1, 2

 17 Aug
 statistical inference; descriptive statistics  4

 22 Aug
 theoretical distributions; binomial  5

 24 Aug
 Poisson, normal distributions  5, 6 (pp. 98-115)

 29 Aug
standard error, t-distribution, and confidence limits  7

 31 Aug
hypothesis testing  7, 9 (pp. 223-227)

 5 Sep
 goodness of fit  17 (pp. 685-515)

 7 Sep
 tests of independence  17 (pp. 724-743)

 12 Sep
 IN-CLASS TEST  

 14 Sep
 introduction to ANOVA  8

 19 Sep
 F-tests; ANOVA models  8, 9

 21 Sep
 ANOVA models, a posteriori tests  9

 26 Sep
 ANOVA  9, 11, 13 (pp. 392-422)

 28 Sep
 two-way ANOVA  11

 3 Oct
 two-way ANOVA  11

 5 Oct
 paired analysis; repeated measures  11

 9 Oct
 LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW WITHOUT PENALTY  11

 10 Oct
 repeated measures  

 12 Oct
 nested ANOVA  10 (pp.272-309)

 17 Oct
 nested ANOVA  10 (pp. 272-309)

 19 Oct
 introduction to regression; HANDOUT TAKE-HOME TEST  14 (pp. 451-499)

 24 Oct
 regression  14 (pp. 451-499)

 26 Oct
 analysis of covariance; TAKE-HOME TEST DUE  14 (pp. 499-521)

 31 Oct
 correlation  15 (pp. 555-586)

 2 Nov
 Model II regression  14 (pp. 541-549)

 7 Nov
 nonparametric tests  13 (pp. 423-447)

 9 Nov
 nonparametric tests  13 (pp. 423-447)

 14 Nov
 nonparametric tests  15 (pp. 593-601)

 16 Nov
 nonparametric tests  

 21 Nov
 power analysis  

 28 Nov
 Bayesian approaches  

 30 Nov
 multivariate analysis; HAND OUT TAKE-HOME TEST  16 (pp. 609-634, 678-681)

  5 Dec
 TAKE-HOME TEST DUE (5 PM)  

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