Introduction to Statistics
“Until the phenomena of any branch of knowledge have been submitted to a measurement and number it cannot assume the status and dignity of a science” -Francis Galton
Instructor: Dilek Koksal
Room: SA-105(Faculty of Science
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Wednesday 10:40-12:30 and Friday 14:40-15:30
Section 01 Wednesday 13:40 - 15:30 Room # B Z04
Friday 15:40 -16:30 Room # B Z04
Section 02 Tuesday 13:40 - 15:30 Room # B Z01
Thursday 15:40 - 16:30 Room # B Z01
Section 03 Monday 10:40 - 12:30 Room # B Z01
Thursday 9:40 -10:30 Room # B Z01
and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences
Jay L. Devore; 9-th Edition Cengage Learning, 2014
Probability Theory and Statistical Inference
Harold J. Larson, John Wiley & Sons, 1982
Exams & Grading :
1st Midterm (27%)
Date: March 13, 2019 ( Wednesday )
2nd Midterm (27%)
Date: April 17, 2019 ( Wednesday ) Time: 20:00
Final Exam (34%) Will be scheduled...
Attendance : Attendance will be taken regularly.
Homework ( 12% ) 6 homework . Homework assignments will be posted to Moodle on Wednesday of homework-weeks (See syllabus below), they will be collected one week later and solutions of the homework questions will be posted to Moodle.
· Student will be qualified to take the final exam if his/her total of midterm grades is 40 out of 200.
· Students who do not have least total score of 40 out of 200 will be given an FZ grade.
· Students who have missed a midterm exam and have valid, well-documented excuse can take a makeup of it. A single makeup exam will be given few days after the second midterm exam.
· Reserved 4-th hour will be used in some weeks, this will be announced in the class.
§ Usage of a statistical software such as MINITAB is encouraged.
· This course is not a regular math course! It involves qualitative thinking and more words than other mathematics courses.
1. Feb. 4 Descriptive Statistics.
2. Feb. 11 Statistics and Their Distributions.
3. Feb. 18 Some General Concepts of Point Estimation. Methods of Point Estimation. (Hw1)
4. Feb. 25 Statistical Intervals Based on a Single Sample (Hw 2)
5. March. 4 Statistical Intervals Based on Two Samples.
6. March 11 Review, Applications & the First Midterm
(Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 20:00)
7. March 18 Tests of Hypotheses Based on a Single Sample
8. March 25 Tests of Hypotheses Based on Two Samples (Hw 3)
9. April 1 Goodness-of-Fit Tests when Category Probabilities are Completely Specified
10. April 8 Two-way Contingency Tables (Hw 4)
11. April 15 Review, Applications and the Second Midterm.
(Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 20:00)
12. April 24 Simple Linear Regression and Correlation
13. April 29 Simple Linear Regression and Correlation (Cont.). (Hw 5)
14. May 6 Nonlinear and Multiple Regression Analysis. (Hw 6)
15. May 13 Multiple Regression Analysis and its Applications