Stat 414 - Lectures Notes

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Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday



Day 1: What is a GLM?

To Do:

  • Initial Course survey in PolyLearn
  • Start HW 1
  • Install software
Day 2: Review Linear Regression Models
To Do:
  • Question (k)
  • Be working on HW 1
  • Read "... improve your regression modeling"
Day 3: Estimation
To Do:
  • Review output
Day 3 cont.

To Do:
  • Question (g)
  • Finish HW 1
Day 4: Inference
To Do:
  • Question (j)
  • Submit HW 1
  • (No Thursday night office hours this week but will be checking email.)
  • Start HW 2
Day 5: Interactions
To Do:
  • HW 2 (also see HW 1 sols)
  • See also practice questions
Day 6: Interactions (cont.)
To Do:
  • Continue HW 2
  • See ppt for more technology hints
  • Example 3 (preemp.txt)
Day 7: Other interaction models
To Do:
  • Continue HW 2
Day 8: Added variable plots
To Do:
  • Submit HW 2
  • Review project assignment!
  • Start HW 3
Day 9: Fixed vs. Random effects
To Do:
Day 10: Random Effects ANOVA (3.3)
To Do:
  • Finish Example 2
Day 11: Hierarchical Linear Model (4.4)
To Do:
  • Finish (m)
Day 12: HLM cont
To Do:
  • Submit HW 3
Day 13: Partial Pooling (4.8)
To Do:
  • Example 3
Day 14: cont.

To Do:
  • Submit review questions in PolyLearn
Day 15: Review (ppt)
Exam 1
Day 16: Three-level models (4.9)
To Do:
  • Example 3
  • Begin HW 4 (problem 1)
Day 17: Random coefficients (5.1)
Day 18: Level 2 covariates (5.2)
To Do:
Day 19: cont
To Do:
Day 20: Interpretation, Pseudo R2 (Ch. 7)
To Do:
  • Submit HW 4
  • Review Exam solutions

Day 21: Project Peer Review
To Do:
Day 22: Longitudinal data (Ch. 15)
To Do:
  • Start HW 5 
Day 23: Longitudinal data cont.
To Do:
  • Submit project progress
  • HW 5
Day 24: Guest speaker (Billie Jo Grant)
To Do:
  • Finish HW 5
  • Submit questions for Tuesday guest speaker

Day 25: Guest speaker (Matt Hayat)
  • Dr. Hayat's presentation (pdf)

To Do:
Day 26: Guest speaker (Nina Schleicher)Day 27: Guest speaker (Immanuel Williams)

To Do:
  • Reflect on advice/examples from our guest speakers on presenting information
  • Read Ch. 10
No ClassesDay 28: Diagnostics (Ch. 10)
To Do:
  • Submit Lab 1 with partner 
  • Submit review questions in PolyLearn
Review
Exam 2
Review Exam 2 (see solutions in PolyLearn)

To Do
  • Vote on schedule, syllabus
  • Submit project progress
Day 29: Relaxing Exchangability (Ch. 4, 5, 8)
Day 30: Autocorrelated residuals (15.3)
Day 31: Ch. 13 or Ch. 17 (ppt)
  • Lab 2: You are to complete (indvidually or with a partner)  these two analyses.  You are expected to read the relevant material in the book and figure out the computer commands.  There will be some time on Monday/Tuesday in class.
  • Due Tuesday 11pm
  • Optional reading
Day 32: cont (ppt)
To Do
Reminders
Tuesday: Final project presentations (10:10-1)

To Do

  • Submit project evaluations
  • Submit project report
Final project due (11:59pm)