CompProbStat



Welcome to Computational Probability and Statistics at Olin College, Spring 2011.

Instructor:

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

Meetings:

Friday 3-4 pm in AC318.

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; hard copies are available from Allen.

Coursework:

Your work in this course will include
  • Homework: mostly exercises from the book.
  • 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.
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