CompProbStat

Welcome to Computational Probability and Statistics at Olin College, Fall 2010 Session II.

Instructor:

Allen B. Downey.  If you would like to make an appointment with me, check my calendar.

Meetings:

The class meets Monday and Thursday from 3pm to 5pm in AC318.  Session II runs from Oct 21 to Dec 9.

Textbook:

We will be using the fabulous new book,
Think Stats: Probability and Statistics for Programmers, by Allen B. Downey.  Electronic versions are available online.  I will distribute hard copies in class and ask for $10 to defray costs.

Coursework:

Your work in this course will include
  • Homework: mostly exercises from the book, due each Friday at noon.
  • Quizzes: we will have four quizzes.
  • Project: over the course of the semester you will work on a series of investigations using a dataset you choose to answer an interesting statistical question.
Resources:

Subpages (1): Allen's Calendar