Assignments and grading :
 ~ 9 problem sets (25%) (lowest score will be dropped)
 article review (5%)
 midterm (20%)
 final (25%)
 miniproject (20%)
 inclass & cTools participation (5%)
Problem sets are typically due Tuesdays before class (9:00 am) and should be submitted either electronically via cTools.
All work, including code, plots, etc. must be included in a single PDF file.
Late policy: Assignments may be submitted up to 2 days after they are due (e.g. Thursday at midnight if the assignment was due on Tuesday) and suffer a 10% penalty. No late assignments will be accepted past this point.

Assignments & exams 


PS 1 due 1/15 
Descriptive statistics with R 
PS 2 due 1/22 
Probability and discrete distributions 
PS 3 due 1/29 
Discrete and continuous distributions 
PS 4 due 2/5 
Experiments and observations 
PS 5 due 2/12 
Inference, outliers 
PS 6 due 2/19 
ttests 
2/21 
midterm 
3/4 
project progress report 
PS 7 due 3/11 
Simple linear regression and correlation 
due 3/18 
article review 
PS 8 due 3/25 
Analysis of variance 
PS 9 due 4/1 
Tabular data 
due 4/8 
project final report 
due 4/18 
takehome final 


