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27 Jan 07.
Schedule has changed based on my reading of where the class was at last
time. Also, have added class photos.
15 Jan 07. Please bring laptops to this
(and every) class.
13 Jan 07.
First day of class is Tuesday January 16th.
09 Jan 07. I've started
updating the web site for Spring 2007. Do *NOT* regard it as finished.
If you are wondering how to prepare for class I suggest brushing up on
three tools: (a) matrix algebra, (b) Excel, and (c) SPSS.
7 May. Sample qualifying exam questions are
26 Feb. This picture depicts the proper attitude
a person should have when thinking about multivariate statistics:
Website updated for Spring 2006 edition of the course. It will continue
to evolve of course (I don't consider the website finished until May
2006), but the basics are there.
1 May. There
is no class tomorrow. Sample questions for the qualifying exam have been
30 Apr. Reminder: you will have 20 minutes each
for your informal project presentations on monday
3 Apr. I've
uploaded a dataset called music.xls that may be
useful to play with in class.
28 Mar. Class will begin 1/2 hour
late today. I've emailed you about this.
27 Feb. Try to bring a small
dataset to class tomorrow that we can play with using MDS. Also, bring
4 Feb. No news is good news.
24 Jan. BC's website is saying
afternoon classes are going ahead as scheduled, so see you there.
23 Jan. I'm expecting to have
class tomorrow unless BC closes (which I doubt will happen). It will
definitely screw up the schedule if we have to cancel.
15 Jan. Have uploaded syllabus.
Will be finalized by Jan 24.
6 Jan. I'm just starting to
develop this site. Don't trust anything you see on it. Except this