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BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2021
Introduction to Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst
Instructor: Carol Bigelow




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1. Summarizing Data

2. Data Visualization

3. Probability: Basics

4. Probabilities in Epidemiology

5. Populations and Samples

6. Bernoulli and Binomal Distributions


7. Normal Distribution


8. Statistical Literacy: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing


9. One Sample Inference

10. Two Sample Inference


11. Chi Square Tests


12. Simple Linear Regression and Correlation

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Unit 6. Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions

1. Introduction
2. Learning Module
3. Activities
4. Resources

(1) Introduction
Video (Source: Khan Academy) Factorial and Counting Seat Arrangements (video, 5:32)
Video (Source: Khan Academy) Permutation Formula (video, 7:34)
Video (Source: Khan Academy) Introduction to Combinations (video, 6:18)
Video (Source: Khan Academy) Combination Formula (video, 11:16)
ppt INTRODUCTION (Source: Whitlock and Schluter ) For now just read slides 1-17 of 07 - Proportions (pdf, 35 slides)
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(2) Learning Module
BIOSTATS 540 Fall 2021 Course Notes 6. Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions (pdf, 26 pp)
Video (Source: Khan Academy) Statistical Expectation (video, 4:32)
Video (source: Open Intro Video Series) Introduction to the Binomial Distribution (video, 8:46)
Homework Questions (5 of them) embedded in course notes (pdf, 26 pp)
due Friday October 29, 2021
Last date for submission with -10 points: Sunday October 31, 2021
Last date for submission for credit (-20 points): Friday November 5, 2021
SOLUTIONS to homework questions (pdf, 5 pp)
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(3) Activities
Now You Try Unit 6 - Bernoulli & Binomial Self-Evaluation Quiz Questions (pdf, 1 pp)
SOLUTIONS
(pdf, 5 pp)
WORKED EXAMPLES (Source: Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel, Duke University) The Binomial Distribution (pdf, 28 slides)
WORKED EXAMPLES (Source: StatTrek.com) Tutorial: The Binomial Distribution (html)
WORKED EXAMPLES (Source: UCLA SOCRE Statistics) AP Statistics: The Binomial Distribution (html)
 
 

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ArtofStat.com
Interactive Web App (Source: Agresti, Franklin, Klingenberg. Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning From Data) Binomial Distribution (html)
 

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(4) Resources
VIDEO (Source: Khan Academy) The Binomial Distribution (video 11:00)
Artofstat.com CALCULATOR (Source: Agresti, Franklin, Klingenberg. Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning From Data) Binomial Distribution (html)
CALCULATOR (Source: Vassar Stats) Binomial Distribution Probabilities Calculator (html)
(Source: Ismor Fischer, University of Wisconsin) Permutations and Combinations, or "How to Count" (pdf, 6 slides)
(Source: UCLA SOCRE Statistics) AP Statistics: Expectation (Mean) and Variance (html)

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