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This table gives a **tentative** timetable for the
course. Everything in it, including the dates of homeworks and
exams, is subject to change.

Chapter, section and problem numbers are from Conover, Practical Nonparametric Statistics, Third Edition (Wiley, 1999). ISBN 978-0-471-16068-7

Tuesday | Þursday | |
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Tuesday | Þursday | |

Wk01 |
Aug 28
Chapter 2: Statistical Inference 1.1-1.5: Review of Probability Theory |
Aug 30
Chapter 2: Statistical Inference 2.1-2.3: Fundamentals of Statistical Inference |

Wk02 |
Sep 4
Chapter 2: Statistical Inference
2.4-2.5: Hypothesis Testing; |
Sep 6
Chapter 3: Some Tests Based on the Binomial Distribution 3.1: The Binomial Test |

Wk03 |
Sep 11
Chapter 3: Some Tests Based on the Binomial Distribution
3.2: The Quantile Test; |
Sep 13
Chapter 3: Some Tests Based on the Binomial Distribution
3.4: The Sign Test; |

Wk04 |
Sep 18
Python Lab Session; |
Sep 20
Chapter 5: Some Methods Based on Ranks
5.7: The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test; |

Wk05 |
Sep 25
Chapter 5: Some Methods Based on Ranks 5.7: Confidence Intervals for Median Difference |
Sep 27
Chapter 5: Some Methods Based on Ranks 5.1: The Mann-Whitney (Wilcoxon Rank-Sum) Test |

Wk06 |
Oct 2
Chapter 5: Some Methods Based on Ranks
5.2: The Kruskal-Wallis Test; |
Oct 4
Chapter 5: Some Methods Based on Ranks 2.4: Measures of Relative Efficiency and Power |

Wk07 |
Oct 9
No Class (Fall Break) |
Oct 11
FIRST PRELIM EXAM (Sec 1.1-3.4, 5.7, & 5.1) |

Wk08 |
Oct 16
Chapter 5: Some Methods Based on Ranks
5.3: The Squared-Ranks Test for Variances; |
Oct 18
Chapter 5: Some Methods Based on Ranks 5.4: Measures of Rank Correlation |

Wk09 |
Oct 23
Chapter 5: Some Methods Based on Ranks
5.8: The Friedman Test; |
Oct 25
Chapter 6: Statistics of the Kolmagorov-Smirnov Type 6.1: The Kolmagorov Test |

Wk10 |
Oct 30
Chapter 6: Statistics of the Kolmagorov-Smirnov Type
6.2: Lilliefors and Normality Tests; |
Nov 1
Chapter 6: Statistics of the Kolmagorov-Smirnov Type 6.3: The Kolmagorov-Smirnov and Anderson-Darling Tests |

Wk11 |
Nov 6
4.5: The Chi-Squared Goodness-of-Fit Test; |
Nov 8
Review for Prelim Exam 2 |

Wk12 |
Nov 13
SECOND PRELIM EXAM (Sec 5.2-6.3) |
Nov 15
4.2: Contingency Tables |

Wk13 |
Nov 20
4.1: Fisher's Exact Test; |
Nov 22
No Class (Thanksgiving) |

Wk14 |
Nov 27
4.3: The Median Test |
Nov 29
4.6: Cochran's Test; |

Wk15 |
Dec 4
Project presentations |
Dec 6
Project presentations; |

Last Modified: 2018 November 16

Dr. John T. Whelan / john.whelan@astro.rit.edu / Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences & Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, Rochester Institute of TechnologyThe contents of this communication are the sole responsibility of Prof. John T. Whelan and do not necessarily represent the opinions or policies of RIT, SMS, or CCRG.