BE 540
Introduction to Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst
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Table of Contents

Summarizing Data
Introduction to Probability
Populations and Samples

Bernoulli and Binomal Distributions
Normal Distribution
Hypothesis Testing
Chi Square Tests

Topic 6 - Estimation

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, and (6) Miscellaneous.

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(1) PubHlth 540 2008
Lecture Notes Topic 6. Estimation (pdf, 72 pp)
Reading in Text (Rosner, 6th Edition) part I: pp 177-201
Reading in Text (Rosner, 6th Edition) part II: pp 201-210
Week 9 Practice Problems due November 24, 2008 (pdf 1 pp) Solutions (pdf, 3 pp)
Week 10 Practice Problems due December 1, 2008
(pdf 3 pp) Solutions (pdf, 7 pp)

Self Evaluation Quiz (pdf, 1 pp) Solutions (pdf, 3 pp)

(2) Links to Additional Readings (articles, lectures, tutorials, powerpoint, etc)
Estimation and Confidence Intervals
(Source: Penn State Statistical Education Resource Kit) Concepts of Confidence Intervals (html)
(Source: Stat Trek AP Statistics Tutorial)
Confidence Intervals (html)
(Source: HTO Davies, PhD, Univ. of St Andres)
What are Confidence Intervals (html)
(Source: Katie Pollard, PhD. UC Davis) Elementary Statistics Fall 2007 Lecture 20- CI for Mean (html)

Student's t Distribution, Chi Square Distribution, F Distribution

(3) Links to Illustrative Applets
(Source: WH Freeman) Confidence Interval Applet (html)
(Source: West Virginia State University) Confidence Interval Applet (html)

(Source: David Lane) Confidence Interval applet (html)

(4) Links to Calculators
(Source:  Texas A&M Cybernostics Projects) Lots of nice calculators (html)
(Source:  Gary H. McClelland Univ. Colorado, Boulder) Normal Distribution Calculator(html)
(Source: Texas A&M) Student t Distribution calculator (html)
(Source:  Texas A&M) Chi Square Distribution Calculator (html)

Source:  Texas A&M) F Distribution Calculator (html)
(Source:  Stat Trek Online Statistical Table) F Distribution Calculator (html)

(5) Computer Illustrations
Minitab 14 - Confidence Interval Estimation for ONE Population (pdf, 7 pp)

(6) Miscellaneous



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