Statistics 240 Spring 2006 


Instructor: Janice Gifford Meeting Times: Tu & Th 1:152:30, F
2:153:05 Description: The textbook we will be using is
"Introduction to Design and Analysis of Experiments" by George
Cobb. (Mr. Cobb is a faculty member at There will be homework assignments each week. Some homework problems will be discussed in class and others will be collected for grading. Working on homework problems with other students in the class is important. You may discuss the problems with each other, but each of you must write up your own solutions. Grades will be based on a midterm exam, final exam, data analysis project, weekly homework, and class participation. Homework & class
participation  20% The schedule below is subject to revision. 
Schedule
Top
Week 
Chapter 
Topic 
1 1/31 

Intro to Basic Designs; Informal Analysis 
2 2/7 

Decisions about the content of the experiment. 
3 2/14 

Randomization & the basic factorial design 
4 2/21 
Ch 5 cont. 
Basic factorial continued. 
5 2/28 
Ch 6 (13) 
Crossing & Interaction, the 2way factorial design. 
6 3/7 
Ch 7 (15) 
Designs with Blocking 
7 3/14 
Ch.8 & Exam 
Working with the four basic designs 
8 3/21 
BREAK 
BREAK 
9 3/283/31 

Extending the basic designs by factorial crossing. 
10 4/44/7 

Comparisons, Contrasts, & Confidence Intervals. 
11 4/114/14 
Ch.12 (Proj Des. Due) 
Assumptions, checks & remedies & Projects 
12 4/184/21 
Ch 12 (cont.) 
Assumptions, checks & remedies, Projects, & Review 
13 4/254/28 

Continuous Responses and Regression 
14 5/25/5 
Proj. Outline due 
Class Presentations of Projects 
15 5/9 

Class Presentations of Projects 
Revised March 28, 2006
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