BE 540
Introduction to Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst
This Week

Table of Contents

Summarizing Data
Introduction to Probability
Populations and Samples

Bernoulli and Binomal Distributions
Normal Distribution
Hypothesis Testing
Chi Square Tests

Topic 4 - Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions

Scroll down for (1) PubHlth 540 2008, (2) Links to Additional Readings, (3) Links to Illustrative Applets, (4) Links to Calculators, and (5) Computer Illustrations.

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(1) PubHlth 540 2008
Lecture Notes Topic 4. The Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions (pdf, 19 pp)
Reading in Text (Rosner, 6th Edition) pp 81-101
Week 6 Practice Problems due Mon November 3, 2008 (pdf, 1 pp) Solutions (pdf, 4 pp)
Self Evaluation Quiz (pdf 1 pp) Solutions (pdf, 2 pp)

(2) Links to Additional Readings (articles, lectures, tutorials, powerpoint, etc)

Expecation and Expected Value
(Source:  Shodor Education Foundation) - Expected Value (html)
(Source:  UCLA SOCRE AP Statistics Curriculum) - Expectation: Mean and Variance (html)

Permutations and Combinations

(Source:  Shodor Education Foundation) - Tables and Combinatorics (html)
(Source:  Math Forum at Drexel) - Permutations and Combinations (html)
(Source:  Keith Calkins) Counting: Permutations and Combinations (html)
(Source:  Wolfram MathWorld) Permutations (html)
(Source:  Wolfram MathWorld) Choose (html)
(Source:  Wolfram MathWorld) Binomial Coefficient (html)

Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions
(Source:  Penn State Educational Resources: Laura Simon) The Binomial Distribution (html)
(Source: University of North Carolina Lecture Notes) The Binomial Distribution (html)
(Source: Stat Trek Statistics Tutorial) The Binomial Distribution (html)
(Source: UCLA SOCR AP Statistics Curriculm 2007) The Bernoulli and Binomial (html)
(Source: PubHlth 540 2003 - Oscar Loirero) The Binomial Distribution (pdf, 15 pp)
(Source: Coventry University, UK) - Discussion and Applications of the Binomial (html)

(3) Links to Illustrative Applets
(Source:  West Virginia University) Binomial Distribuiton Applet (html)
(Source: Vassar Stats) Applet for Understanding Binomial Sampling (html)
(Source: Stanford University 1996) A Nice Little Applet for Visualizing the Binomial Distribution (html)

(4) Links to Calculators
(Source: VassarStats) Binomial Probabilities Calculator (html)
(Source: Texas A&M University) Binomial Probabilities Calculator (html)
(Source: Binomial Probabilities Calculator (html)

(5) Computer Illustrations
(Source:  Mintab) Calculation of Binomial Probabilities (html)
(Source: SAS, by Vince Melfie) Calculation of Probabilties (pdf, 5 pp)




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