
Department of Statistics and Biostatistics
California State University, East Bay
Winter/Spring 2013


Stat 6501/6502: Graduate Mathematical Statistics I/II
Week 10:
Check out this recent video from SAS Software utube channel Nate Silver
A Conversation with Nate Silver: Analytic
Evolutions, Big Data Failures and D
Here is the video of Norman Nie on gigaom
Big Thoughts on Data: Revolution Analytics
Week 9:
 Takehome quiz2 quiz2.pdf
 Homework 3 due Monday June 3
 Homework 4 due at the Final.
 Wordcloud Project due at the Final.
 ucla idre dae
Data Analysis Examples
Week 8:
Week 7:
 See Handouts for paper on the Exact Likelihood Ratio Test
for two normal samples.
MS Exam Spring 2013
 Closed Book  Friday May 17  MI 2078  9am 1pm  arrive
8:30am
 Open Book  Tuesday May 21  SSci 146
 morning 8:30am  12:30am  arrive 8:00am
 afternoon 1:00pm  5:00pm  arrive 12:30 
gather South Science 105C

map of campus  correction MI is a square not a circle on
the map, corner of Harder Rd. and West Loop Rd.
Week 6:
 Homework 2 due Wednesday May 8, 2013.
 Homework 3 has been posted.
 Homework 4 has been posted.
Stat 6501: Office hours this week  May 6 and May 8
Hello everyone,
Due to a scheduling conflict, I will need to reschedule my MW 4:50  5:50 office
hour to MW 89pm.
I will still be holding my MW 12:501:50 office hours.
If needed, I can schedule an appointment on a T or Th afternoon.
Prof. Suess
Week 5:
 Midterm Wednesday May 1, 2013. Topics: Terminology of
Hypothesis Testing, Bayesian conjugate prior problems.
Week 4:
 Quiz 1 Wednesday April 24, 2013.
Week 3:
 We will discuss Homework 1 on Monday. Homework 1 can
be turned in Monday or Wednesday if there are final changes to
be make.
 Homework 2 has been posted.
 Quiz 1 Wednesday April 24, 2013.
 If your are interested in podcasts, here is a link to the
Rpodcast it is very
interesting.
Week 2:
 Homework 1 has been slightly modified. Due Monday
April 15, 2013.
Week 1:
 Syllabus posted.
 Homework 1 posted.
 Statistics 6501 final solution posted in Bb under Course
Materials.
Week 10:
 Quiz 2 Monday.
 Homework 6 posted. Due next quarter. Will be
revised into Homework 1 for Stat 6502.
 Final review.txt
Week 9:
 Project: Read Ch. 10, do one of the following, problem 49 or 50.
Due at the Final.
 Midterm solution posted on Bb.
 Quiz 2 Monday 3/11/2013.
 Homework 5 due Monday 3/11/2013.
Week 8:
 Homework 4 due Monday 3/4/2013.
 Homework 5 posted.
 Midterm EC solution posted on Bb.
Week 7:
 MT Extra Credit.
mt1aEC.pdf due Monday 2/25/2013
 FYI Fall 2012 MS Exams posted in Bb on the Statistics Majors
Organization under Past MS Exams.
Week 6:
 Quiz 1 returned in class on Monday. Solution posted on
Bb.
 MT Wednesday 2/13/2013.
 MT Extra Credit.
mt1aEC.pdf
 Homework 4 posted.
 Homework 3 due Wednesday 2/13/2013.
 Homework 3 solution posted on Bb. Useful for studying
 Homework 1 solution to be posted on Bb.
 Very interesting American Statistician paper posted showing
the equivalence of the main two survey sampling methods
presented in the book.
Week 5:
 quiz 1 Wednesday. quiz1.pdf
 Homework 2 solution posted on Bb.
Week 4:
 Homework 3 posted
 Stat. 6401 final solution has been posted on the Stat. 6501 Bb
site.
Week 3:
 Homework 2 due Monday 1/28/2013
Week 2:
 Homework 2 has been posted.
 Homework 1 will be due Wednesday 1/23/2013.
 Correction to R code for Problems 65 and
67. Tab delimited files replaced by csv files. The R
code has been replaced to read the data into R.
 Monday 1/21 is a holiday. No class.
Week 1:
 Homework 1 has been posted.
