University of Minnesota, Twin Cities School of Statistics Stat 5601 Rweb Computing Examples
The final exam on-line (except this link won't work until just after class today).
Sunday night: Corrected Q3 to say "43" everywhere instead of 42 in some places and 43 in another. You can use either 42 or 43 so long as you are consistent.
Monday morning: Added hint to Q3 explaining
how to use the
k.star trick with
The last day of class (Friday, Dec 13) will be
all questions answered
day. The idea comes from
a famous professor of computer science at Stanford, who says
The students didn't have to come to class if they didn't want to, but if they did, they could ask any question on any subject except religion or politics or the final exam. I got the idea from Richard Feynman, who did the same thing in his classes at Caltech, and it was always interesting to see what the students really wanted to know.
I've never done this before, so it may be interesting to see me stumbling around, even if I'm nowhere near as interesting as Knuth or Feynman.
New! Homework Solution Number 6 posted.
Grade distributions on the second midterm posted.
Second Midterm Solution posted.
As I promised someone in class, I figured out how to change the colors in the color plots to shades of gray. It's all explained in the comment about colors following the first of the regression color plots.
New section on installing packages added to the web page How to Download and Use R at Home.
Section Exam Dates added. Note: Date and time final exam due were wrong for a few minutes. Fixed now.
Note: all exams are take-home, including final.
|Exam||Date Handed Out||Date and Time Due||Comment|
|First Midterm||Monday, October 21||Wednesday October 23, in class|
|Second Midterm||Monday, November 18||Wednesday, November 20, in class|
|Final Exam||Wednesday, December 11||Wednesday, December 18, 3:30 pm||can be handed in any time earlier.|
Follow the link in the heading.
Note: the same link appears in the
navigation bar at the top of
each course web page.
No need to look at this. We'll get to it when we get to it, but if you're curious, here are the web pages for last year's class the web pages for last year's class.