August 
Topic,
section 
HW assigned 
HW due/solns  
27 
5.1 MLE introduction  
29 
5.2 ML estimators 

31 
5.2 more MLE, MOM estimators  HW#1 

September 


5 
5.2, more MOM  
7 
5.3 confidence interval for mean  HW1 

10 
5.3 CI for proportion, polls, sample size formulas  
12 
5.4 unbiased estimators  HW#2 

14 
5.4 finished 

17 
5.5 CRL/MVUE's  
19 
5.5 continued  
21 
5.6 sufficiency  HW2 

24 
5.7 consistency, Chebyshev's inequality  HW#3 

26 
5.7 finished, 6.2 intro to hypothesis tests  
28 
6.2 tests for normal means  
October 

1 
class canceled 
HW3 

3 
Midterm 1 solutions  
5 
6.2/6.3 P values, proportions begun 

10 
6.3 proportions finished 

12 
6.4 start of Type I, II errors  
15 
6.4, 7.3 power, gamma distributions

HW#4 

17 
7.3 more gamma distribution 

19 
7.3 chi square distribution 

22 
7.3 more on chi square, CI for variance 
HW#4 

24 
7.3 hyp test for variance; 7.4 t distribution, CI and
hyp test for one mean 

26 
7.4 examples; 

29 
9.2 two sample problem introduction; t distribution and difference of means  
31 
9.2 two sample t test for means 

November 

2 
9.2, 9.3 CI for difference of two means, F distribution  HW#5 

5 
9.3 two sample F test for variances  
7 
9.4 two sample test for proportions  
9 
9.5 two sample CI's, earthquake example 
HW#5 

12 
Midterm 2 solutions  
14 
10.2 multinomial distribution  
16 
10.3 goodness of fit: known parameters begun  HW#6 

19 
10.3 ct'd 

26 
10.4 gof, unknown parameters 

28 
10.4, 10.5 contingency tables begun 
HW#6 

30 
10.5 tests for independence ct'd  
December 

3 
10.5, 14.2 sign test 

5 
14.2 sign test 
HW#7 

7 
class canceled 

7 
14.3 signed rank test 
HW#7 

20 
Final Exam 9:00 am 