### Fall 2010

 Instructor: James Murray, Ph.D. Office: 403W Wimberly Hall Office hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 2:30pm-3:30pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm-5pm. Phone: 608-406-4068 E-mail: murray.jame@uwlax.edu

Information

Exams

In-class Exercises

Thursday, September 16: Regression Analysis
Dataset: house.sav

Thursday, September 30: Logistic Regression Analysis

Thursday, October 7: Analysis of Variance / Covariance SPSS Instructions

Thursday, October 14: Repeated Measures Analysis of Variance: SPSS Instructions

Thursday, October 14: Dataset for quiz: comptraining.sav

Thursday, October 28: Dataset for quiz: wiearnings.xlsx

Thursday, November 4: Random Variables and Probability Dataset: appliances.xls

Homework

Homework problems making use of datasets in Abu-Bader, Advanced and Multivariate Statistical Methods for Social Science Research can be downloaded from the Lyceum Books Student Resources.

Thursday, September 9: Homework #1
Dataset: training.sav

Thursday, September 16: Homework #2
Dataset: moving.sav

Thursday, September 30: Homework #3

Thursday, October 7: Homework #4
Dataset: cex.xls or cex.sav

Thursday, October 14: Homework #5

Thursday, October 21 Homework (due in two weeks): End of chapter 15 (Taylor text) problems 11, 29, 30, 31, 35.

Thursday, November 11 Homework: End of chapter 12 (Taylor text) problems 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 15, 17, 18, 19.

Class Notes

Note: Each set of class notes has two versions: A set of slides that is convenient for viewing and a printer friendly version. DO NOT PRINT THE 'SLIDES', THEY ARE VERY VERY LONG. The printer friendly version has exactly the same content but takes much less pages. You may print the printer friendly version.

Thursday, September 9: Introduction to Statistics / Univariate and Bivariate Tests
Slides [pdf], Printer Friendly [pdf]
Example datasets: eduspending.sav, econoutlook.sav, gradeschool.sav, publicexp.sav.

Thursday, September 16: Regression Analysis
Slides [pdf], Printer Friendly [pdf]
Example datasets: hotel.sav, publicexp.sav.

Thursday, September 23: ANOVA / Overview of Methods
Slides [pdf], Printer Friendly [pdf]
Example datasets: crime.sav.

Thursday, September 30: Logistic Regression
Slides [pdf], Printer Friendly [pdf]

Thursday, October 7: Analysis of Variance / Covariance
No slides, chalk-and-talk (-and-computer).

Thursday, October 14: RANOVA: Repeated Measures Analysis of Variance
Slides [pdf], Printer Friendly [pdf]

Thursday, October 21: Introduction to Forecasting
No slides, chalk-and-talk (-and-computer).
Total employment in construction industry for La Crosse County: construction.xls.

Thursday, November 4: Introduction to Probability
Slides [pdf], Printer Friendly [pdf]

Thursday, November 11: Decision Making Under Uncertainty
Slides [pdf], Printer Friendly [pdf]

Thursday, November 17: Linear Programming
Slides [pdf], Printer Friendly [pdf] (I will hand out the printer friendly version in class).

Thursday, December 2: Transportation / Assignment Models
Slides [pdf], Printer Friendly [pdf] (I will hand out the printer friendly version in class).

Thursday, December 9: Network Models
Slides [pdf], Printer Friendly [pdf] (I will hand out the printer friendly version in class).
Excel sheet: traffic.xls