BS 720 Syllabus

R Homepage

Final Project Guidelines

Some Publicly Available Datasets

More Publicly Available Datasets

Packet on using R (BS 704)

What test to use when (BS 704)

Prof. Wayne LaMort's Online Modules

(In particular the Epidemiology & Biostatistics Modules)

Online videos on various R topics

Lecture 1 notes

Homework 1

airquality.txt

airquality.csv

BOD.txt

cars.txt

pulsedata.csv

Link: Big Data & Common Statistics Mistakes

Homework 1 solutions code

Lecture 2 notes

airquality.new.csv

In Class Code 2

In Class Exercise Solution Code 2

Homework 2

Cheat sheet for package ggplot2

More options for boxplots

Learn to map census data in R

Homework 2 Solutions

Lecture 3 notes

inclasscode_3.R

ZZ data example

fram_heart.csv

Homework 3

Extra Credit***

class 3 exercise solutions

Homework 3 Solutions

Vaccination Rates in Mass Public Schools article

Vaccination Rates in Mass Public Schools data

Lecture 4 notes

lec4_R_code

overlay.R

In class exercise solutions R code (annotated)

Parametric vs. Nonparametric testing

704 slides on t-tests

704 slides on ANOVA

Nice post: "What exactly is a p-value?"

A note on the Bonferroni correction for multiple testing

Homework 4

Lecture 5 notes

fat.txt

In class R code

In class exercise solutions

Homework 5

Quick-R: Regression Diagnostics

Example of 'kernel smoothing' for finding smooth line to data

Lecture 6

Online Notes on X2 tests (nice simple overview)

Mathematical derivation of the Chi-Square tests from contingency tables

Lecture 7