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Fall 2012-2013
* ORF 245 / EGR 245 (QR)  

Fundamentals of Engineering Statistics

Philippe Rigollet

A first introduction to probability and statistics. This course will provide background to understand and produce rigorous statistical analysis including estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and regression. Applicability and limitations of these methods will be illustrated in the light of modern data sets and manipulation of the statistical software R. Precepts are based on real data analysis.

Sample reading list:
D. M. Diez, C. D. Barr, M. Cetinkaya, OpenIntro: Statistics 1st edition
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Reading per week: 30-40 pages; Weekly problem sets (2-4 hours each); Weekly precept/lab report (4-6 hours each)

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 40%
Term Paper(s) - 20%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Three semesters of Calculus or its equivalent.

Other information:
This course satisfies WWS quantitative analysis requirement.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20371 L01 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   Friend Center   101   Enrolled:132 Limit:155
P01 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm M   Sherrerd Hall   101   Enrolled:26 Limit:30
P02 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm T   Sherrerd Hall   101   Enrolled:30 Limit:30
P03 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   Sherrerd Hall   101   Enrolled:34 Limit:30
P04 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E225   Enrolled:42 Limit:30