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 BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2015 Introduction to Biostatistics Biostatistics and Epidemiology UMass Amherst
 Instructor: Carol Bigelow

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1. Summarizing Data

2. Introduction to Probability

3. Populations and Samples

4. Bernoulli and Binomal Distributions

5. Normal Distribution

6. Estimation

7. Hypothesis Testing

8. Chi Square Tests

9. Correlation/Regression

4. Bernoulli and Binomial Distribution
(1) BIOSTATS 540 2015, (2) additional reading, (3) illustrative applets, (4) calculators (5) computer illustrations.

(1) BIOSTATS 540 - 2015

Lecture Notes 2015 Unit 4. Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions
Posted 10/12/2015 (pdf, 22 pp)
Text, Rosner Bernard - Fundamentals of Biostatistics, 7th Edition
Chapter 4 - Discrete Probability Distibutions
Sections 4.4 - 4.9
Alternative text, Triola MM and Triola MF- Biostatistics For the Biological and Health Sciences
Chapter 4 - Discrete Probability Distibutions
Sections 4.1 - 4.4
Homework due Monday October 19, 2015
Questions (pdf, 1 pp)
Solutions to Homework
Solutions (pdf, 5 pp)
Practice Quiz - Problems
Questions (pdf, 1 pp)
Practice Quiz - Solutions
Solutions (pdf, 4 pp)

(Source:  Shodor Education Foundation) - Expected Value
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(Source:  UCLA SOCRE AP Statistics Curriculum) - Expectation: Mean and Variance
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(Source: The Math Forum at Drexel) Permutations and Combinations
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(Source: StatTrek Statistics Tutorial) Binomial Distribution
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(3) Illustrative Applets

(Source: Vassar Stats) Applet for Understanding Binomial Sampling
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(4) Calculators

(Source: VassarStats) Binomial Probabilities Calculator
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(Source: onlinestat.com) Binomial Probabilities Calculator
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(Source: Idomaths.com) Permutations and Combinations
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(Source: StatPages.org) Exact Binomial Confidence Interval Calculator
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(5) Computer Illustrations

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