STAT 315 Applied Probability and Statistics University of South Alabama Spring 2010 Section 101 TR 9.30-10.45AM Room: ILB 405 Instructor: Nutan Mishra, Ph.D. Office: ILB313 E-mail: [email protected] Phone: 460-7335 Website Address: http://www.southalabama.edu/mathstat/personal_pages/nmishra/ Office Hours: TR 12.30-2.00pm Required Material 1. Text Book: Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, by D.C. Montgomery and G.C. Runger, Fourth Edition , Publisher: Wiley 2. A TI Calculator (preferably with flash applications) 3. USB memory storage Objectives: The purpose of this course is to provide students in engineering, mathematics and physical sciences an introduction to the basic concept of probability, discrete and continuous distributions, descriptive and inferential statistics, and ANOVA and regression analysis. This course also provides an introduction to the standard methods of data analysis using appropriate software. Course outline: Concepts of probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions including binomial, Poisson, geometric, hypergeometric and uniform, exponential, normal; descriptive statistics, sampling, estimation, confidence intervals, testing of hypothesis, ANOVA and multiple comparisons, linear and multiple regression, correlation, nonparametric analysis, contingency table analysis, computer-assisted data analysis using appropriate statistical software. Prerequisite: MA 125. Grading Policy: Test 1 30% Test 2 30% Quizzes+Homework Final Exam 15% Grading scale: 0 – 59 F; 25% 60 – 69 D; 70 – 79 C; 80 – 89 B; 90 – 100 A. Attendance Policy: Strongly recommended to have full attendance as to not miss covered material and pop quizzes. It is student’s responsibility to obtain all class materials and notes from any missed class. All the quizzes are based on class discussions. Note: Please see your instructor, Chair(Carter) before dropping this course. Disability: If you have a specific disability that qualifies you for academic accommodations, please notify me and provide certification from the office of Special Student Services. This office is located in the Student Center, Room 270, Phone 460-7212. Students will be notified in writing in case of any changes to the syllabus or exam schedule.