EGN 3443 Statistical Topics in Engineering

The first part of this homepage contains the general information, examination policies, and tentative syllabus for EGN 3443 Statistical Topics in Engineering.

The daily homework assignments, the solution keys, additional course material and handouts, and important announcements are posted in a secured class website. In addition, a Discussion Board is set up. Questions relevant to the lectures and/or homework assignments may be posted on the Board for disusssions. The materials in the class webpage are constantly being updated. You are urged to visit the webpage frequently. The URL is located at http://campus.fsu.edu You need a garnet login name and password to access to the class website. If you have any questions, feel free to send me mail. Please include your name and return e-mail address so that I may respond to your questions.

The assignments are usually updated immediately following the lectures. The teaching assistant is Miss Jennifer Chaney. Her office hours will be arranged in the first day of classes. Our TA will help you clarify the homework questions as well as

Special Instruction on the Use of MINITAB, Release 13, on Windows at the College of Engineering, FAMU/FSU.

Starting the Fall semester of 2001, the College of Engineering at FAMU/FSU installed 20 copies of MINITAB Release 13 for Windows. They will be on



STA 2171 Statistics for Biology

The second part of the homepage contains the general information, examination policies, and tentative syllabus for STA 2171, Statistics for Biology.

The daily homework assignments, the solution keys, additional course material, handouts, announcements, and grades for homework and examinations are posted in a secured Blackboard class website. In addition, a Discussion Board is created for the class. You are encouraged to post questions relevant to the lectures and homework assignments for discussions. The contents in the class webpage are constantly being updated. You are urged to visit the webpage frequently. The URL is located at http://campus.fsu.edu You will need a garnet login name and password to access to the class website. If you have any questions, feel free to send me mail. Please include your name and return e-mail address so that I may respond to your questions.

Minitab computer software will be used for many of the statistical exercises. However, SPSS will sometime be used as well. Both the Minitab for Windows and SPSS for Windows are available in the Strozier's library, the Student Union, and MCH 315. You can access to any of them with your valid ID. In addition, you may download a Demo Edition of Minitab for Windows, Release 13, for a 30-day free trial from the minitab homesite located at http://www.minitab.com Relevant statistical programs will be provided to you throughout the course of study.

Special Instruction on the Use of MINITAB, Release 13, on Windows at any of the aforementioned locations on FSU campus.

1. Log on to a PC.
2. Click on minitab (with ">" icon).
3. Enter data in C1, C2, ..., etc at the bottom half of the first screen, the Worksheet, which looks like a spread-sheet. The top half of the screen is the Session Window which is for command operations and display of output.
4. Go to "File" in the toolbar and highlight the "Save the Current Worksheet As..." to save the data file in an appropriate file of your choice.
5. Depending on the purpose of your session, you may choose "Calc" for the calculation of probability density, cumulative probability distribution or inverse cumulative distribution of a named distribution; or you may choose "Stat" for various statistical analyses such as Basic Statistics, Regression, ANOVA, Times Series, ..., etc.
6. Go to "File" and use the "Save Project As..." to save the output, the data and worksheet.
7. Then make a hard copy of the saved project for submission.

Our teaching assistant for Fall 2002 is Miss Min Tian. Her duties include the grading of homework, exams, and projects, as well as holding office hours. The information on her office hours, phone number and e-mail address is posted in the upper right-hand corner of the general information page. The grades are kept and maintained by the TA. Any questions regarding your grades please contact Miss Tian at mtian@stat.fsu.edu