- You may find the spuRs package helpful for some exercises and case studies.

- August 25
- August 28
- August 30 - R Lab (simulating Bernoulli and Binomial R.V.s)
- September 1 - Problem Session - see Google Drive\Statistical Computing F2017\!Problem Session Archive
- September 4
- September 6
- September 8 - Problem Session and begin Chapter 17 (Simulate a solution to the Riddler Classic.)
- September 11
- September 13
- September 15 - Problem Session
- September 18
- September 20 - MLEs and group work
- September 22 - Discussion of project/activity
- September 25 - Problem Session
- September 27 - Estimation project/activity - lab work
- September 29 - Estimation project/activity - lab work
- October 2 - Estimate project/activity - lab work
- October 4 - Group presentations
- Simulating La Liga- AP and Darius
- Simulating a Ski Jump Competition- Maya and Dimitri
- Simulating Super Smash Bros Melee Tournaments - Margie and Avery

- October 9 - Group presentations
- Fantasy Football Simulations- Henry and Curt
- Simulating NBA Championship between CLE and GS- Delaney and Nonto
- MLB Simulation of Season Series between Sox and Yankees - Kara and Ben
- Stock Market Simulations - Michael and Tudor

- October 11 - Simulation Project #2 (Monte Carlo Power Study)
- October 13 - Inference simulation project/lab work
- October 16 - Inference simulation project/lab work
- October 18 - Monte Carlo Power Study Presentations
- Margie and AP
- Kara and Curt
- Ben and Dimitri

- October 20 - Monte Carlo Power Study Presentations
- Darius and Delaney
- Nonto and Michael

- October 23
- Maya and Henry
- Avery and Tudor

- October 25
- October 27 - Guest Lecture by Dr. Christian Gunning (see this blog for more about his work with R)
- October 30 - continue discussion of Markov chains
- November 1 - oganization and initial group meeting for Markov chair projects
- November 3 - R lab for Markov chain projects
- November 6 - R lab for Markov chain projects
- November 8 - R lab for Markov chain projects
- November 10
- Henry and Tudor - Please read article in our Google drive folder related to Betrayal at House on the Hill

- November 13 - Markov chain presentations
- Delaney and Curt
- Maya and Kara

- November 15 - Markov chain presentations
- Margie and Ben
- AP and Michael

- November 17 - Markov chain presentations
- Darius and Dimitri
- Avery and Nonto

- November 27 - Discussion of final projects (see samples in our Google drive folder)
- November 29 - Lab time and individual conversations about final projects (deadline for approval of topic)
- December 1 - Lab time and individual converations about final projects
- December 4 - Overall standing in the class & Lab time and individual conversations about final projects
- December 6 - Poster presentations for peer feedback
- Margie Athol
- Kara Braun
- Avery Campos
- Dimitri Georgakopoulos
- Darius Loghman-Adham
- Alexander Powell

- December 8 - Poster presentations for peer feedback
- Delaney Ambrosen
- Michael Audet
- Ben Jagolinzer
- Nonto Mdluli
- Henry Powers
- Tudor Stoian
- Curt Williams

- Your solutions must be submitted electronically to your Google Drive folder. You may submit a Word file or a PDF file. For example, the name of the file for the first homework assignment should be HW1-
*yourname*.doc or HW1-*yourname*.PDF

- HW #1 - due on Monday, August 28
- HW #2 - due on Friday, September 1
- HW #3 - due on Friday, September 8
- HW #4 - due on Friday, September 11
- HW #5 - due on Monday, September 25
- Group Project - Simulation of an estimation problem of interest - due on October 4 or October 9
- Group Project #2 (Different Partners) - Monte Carlo power study of two competing tests
- Take-home exam is due on Monday, October 30
- Group Project #3 - Markov chain article and application

- Statistical Computing at Duke - Colin Rundel
- Data Computing at Macalester - Danny Kaplan
- Practical Data Science for Stats - a PeerJ Collection