Week 8 – May 16

Lectures (~6-7:30)

  1. Tuesday:  Categorical Data and Chi Square.  Slides here.  For R: preview of Chi Square and data wrangling (recoding) in R.  Slides to here.  The second powerpoint also has preliminary schedule for Weeks 9, 10, and Evaluation Week/Graduation, and Thesis Presentations.
  2. Thursday (meet at 6pm in CAL):  Carri LeRoy, guest lecture on Monte Carlo Methods; slides here. Immediately following Carri’s lecture (and before break) will be a short computer exercise in Monte Carlo Methods.

Labs (~8-9:45)

  1. Tuesday Lab: to be posted at \\Orca\programs\qqmethods\Handouts\Wk8Lab.  There is NO R Assignment this week, only a short lab and lab report.
  2. Thursday Lab:  available for you to work on your project(s).

Help Sessions

  1. R:  Sunday, May 15, 3-5pm, in CAL, Austen.  Paul available “on demand” (email him – picklee@gmail.com).
  2. R:  Monday, May 16, 4-6pm  in CAL, Paul.
  3. Stats:  Monday, May 9, 7-9pm, Kathleen, Lab I  3033 (just outside MES office)
  4. at QuaSR:  see http://www.evergreen.edu/mathcenter/ or call (360) 867-5547 for stats consulting hours????
  5. R:  Sunday, May 22, 3-5pm, in CAL, Austen.
  6. R:  Monday, May 23, 4-6pm  in CAL, Paul.


  1. by Tuesday,  Gotelli Finish Ch. 11, Dalgaard Ch. 8, and review ch. 4.


  1. R Assignment from Week 7, due Monday, May 16, 9 pm, to the moodle
  2. Research Design Project:  suggested milestone – your first draft is due Tuesday, May 17.  Kathleen available for consult in Lab or email.
  3. Data Analysis Project:  Your report and presentation to faculty is due NEXT WEEK (Thursday, May 26). Judy available for consult in Lab or email.
  4. Week 7 Lab Report: by Friday, May 20, 5pm, though you should be able to complete this on Tuesday in Lab. hardcopy to Judy in Lab or to her mailbox in Lab 1 (first floor) or upload to \\Orca\programs\qqmethods\Workspace\_hand-In\Wk8LabReports, or to moodle.

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