TMA4255 Applied Statistics

(Spring 2017)


Messages:

10.08.17: The exam problems (for kont.) are here. Solutions are here.
Attention!: For this course, all exams (problems) in 2017 are only in English. Students are free to choose Norwegian or English for written assessments.
27.05.17: The exam problems are here. Solutions are here.
23.05.17: The results of the obligatory project are here.
02.05.17: There are some tables which have been used in our course but are not included into "Tabeller og formler i statistikk": A.12 (Studentized range distribution), A.22 (Statistical quality control) etc. All necessary data from these tables will be handed out together with the exam.
18.04.17: There will be no exercises April 18. If someone needs help with exercises or project, send e-mail to the exercise teacher.
31.03.17: There will be no exercises April 4. If someone needs help with exercises or project, send e-mail to the exercise teacher.
21.03.17: There will be no lectures April 6 and 7. Work with the obligatory project.
13.03.17: The deadline for the project submission is postponed to the 21-st of April.
08.03.17: Since Chapter 15 of our textbook is difficult for understanding (in my opinion), I propose notes by Professor Bo Lidqvist and a chapter from Box, Hunter, Hunter "Statistics for Experimenters" (1-st Edition 1978). The notes are here. The chapter is here. In the notes, there are references to slides. Slides are here. In addition, there is something about DOE in Minitab here.
04.03.17: Exercises 21.03.17 are canceled.
11.02.17: Exercises 21.02.17 are canceled.
20.12.16: Exercises start in week 3.
11.12.16: First lecture is Thursday January 12 14:15-16:00 in S4 (Sentralbygg 1).


Teaching material

Main book:
Walpole, Myers, Myers, Ye "Probability and Sratistics for Engineers and Scientists" (9-th Edition).
Supplement:
Box, Hunter, Hunter "Statistics for Experimenters", Wiley (2-nd Edition 2005 or 1-st Edition 1978).


Lecturer   
Nikolai Ushakov http://www.math.ntnu.no/~ushakov


Teaching assistant   
Jacopo Paglia (jacopo.paglia@math.ntnu.no)


Reference group   
Stian Femanger Mathiassen, MTTEKGEO (stianfma@stud.ntnu.no)
Yelte Kikke (nykikke@stud.ntnu.no)


Lectures:
Thursday 14:15-16:00 S4
Friday 10:15-12:00 EL3

Exercises:
Tuesday 14:15-16:00 S3 (except week 3, in week 3 in room G1)


Plan:

Week 2: Repetition (Chap. 1-7), Chap. 8
Week 3: Chap. 8, Chap. 9
Week 4: Chap. 9, Chap. 10
Week 5: Chap. 10, Chap. 11
Week 6: Chap. 11, Chap. 12
Week 7: Chap. 12, Chap. 12
Week 8: Chap. 13, Chap. 13
Week 9: Chap. 13, Chap. 14
Week 10: Chap. 14, Chap. 14
Week 11: Chap. 15, Chap. 15
Week 12: Chap. 15, Chap. 16
Week 13: Chap. 16, Chap. 17
Week 14: Chap. 17, Repetition
Week 16: Repetition

Progress:
  • Lecture 1 (12.01.2017): Repetition
  • Lecture 2 (13.01.2017): 8.1-8.4. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 3 (19.01.2017): 8.5-8.9. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 4 (20.01.2017): 9.1-9.4. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 5 (26.01.2017): 9.5-9.10. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 6 (27.01.2017): 9.11-9.15; 10.1-10.3. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 7 (02.02.2017): 10.4-10.8. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 8 (03.02.2017): 10.9-10.15. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 9 (09.02.2017): 11.1-11.3. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 10 (10.02.2017): 11.4-11.8. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 11 (16.02.2017): 12.1-12.4. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 12 (17.02.2017): 12.5-12.7. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 13 (23.02.2017): 12.7, 12.10, 12.11 (only Cp), 13.1-13.3. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 14 (24.02.2017): 13.3. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 15 (02.03.2017): 13.4, 13.5 13.6 (only Tukey's test). Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 16 (03.03.2017): 13.8 14.1. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 17 (09.03.2017): 14.1-14.3. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 18 (10.03.2017): 14.3-14.4.
  • Lecture 19 (16.03.2017): Factorial experiments at two levels. Notes are here. Chapter 12 from BHH is here.
  • Lecture 20 (17.03.2017): Factorial experiments at two levels. Notes are here. Chapter 12 from BHH is here.
  • Lecture 21 (23.03.2017): Factorial experiments at two levels. Notes are here. Chapter 12 from BHH is here.
  • Lecture 22 (24.03.2017): 16.1-16.3. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 23 (30.03.2017): 16.4, 17.1-17.3. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 24 (31.03.2017): 17.4, 17.5. Brief notes are here.
  • Lecture 25 (20.04.2017): Repetition.
  • Lecture 26 (21.04.2017): Repetition.

    Exercises
    For exercises go to: https://www.math.ntnu.no/emner/TMA4255/2017v/


    Project
    The project is compulsory. Here the students shall plan, perform, analyse and report a self selected experiment, or do another statistical analysis that needs to be approved by the lecturer of the course or the exercise teacher. This will count 20% of the exam. A description of the task is given here. Some examples of problems, that have been examined by former students, can be found on the web page https://wiki.math.ntnu.no/tma4255/2016v/project
    Exam

    Written, 27.05.2017, 9:00, 4 hrs.
    Makes up 80% of the final grade (a compulsory project gives 20%)
    Syllabus:
  • 8.1-8.8; 9.1-9.6, 9.8-9.14; 10.1-10.13; 11.1-11.8; 12.1-12.7, 12.10, 12.11 (only Cp); 13.1-13.5, 13.6 (only Tukey's test), 13.8; 14.1-14.4; Notes here and Chapter 12 from BHH here (alternatively Chapter 15 WMMY); 16.1-16.4, 17.1-17.5.
    Permitted aids:
  • Tabeller og formler i statistikk, Tapir forlag,
  • One yellow sheet (A4 with stamp) with your own handwritten formulae and notes (you may write on both sides)
  • Approved calculator

    Table of previous exams:
     
    Exam Bokmål Nynorsk English Proposed solution
    August 2016 pdf pdf pdf pdf
    June 2016 pdf pdf pdf
    May 2015 pdf pdf pdf pdf
    August 2014 pdf pdf pdf pdf
    May 2014 pdf pdf pdf pdf
    June 2013 pdf pdf pdf
    August 2012 pdf pdf pdf
    May 2012 pdf pdf pdf pdf
    June 2011 pdf pdf pdf pdf
    May 2010 pdf pdf pdf
    December 2008 pdf pdf pdf