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 Mondays at 5:00 pm and should be submitted 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 48 hours after they are due (e.g. Wednesday at 5pm if the assignment was due on Monday at 5pm) and suffer a 10% penalty. No late assignments will be accepted past this point.

Assignments & exams 


PS 1 due 1/18 
Descriptive statistics with R 
PS 2 due 1/26 
Probability and discrete distributions 
PS 3 due 2/1 
Discrete and continuous distributions 
PS 4 due 2/8 
Experiments and observations 
PS 5 due 2/15 
Inference, outliers 
2/22 
form group and select topic 
PS 6 due 2/22 
ttests 
2/28 
midterm 
PS 7 due 3/15 
Simple linear regression and correlation 
due 3/17 
project progress report 
due 3/22 
article review 
PS 8 due 3/29 
Analysis of variance 
PS 9 due 4/5 
Tabular data 
due 4/13 
project final report 
due 4/23 
takehome final due 


