Spring 2017 – Math 150 HW

Statistics for Clinical Trials

Math 150 HW Schedule, Fall 2014

Jo Hardin
2351 Millikan
jo.hardin@pomona.edu

Office Hours: Tuesday 10am-12pm, Thursday 1-3:30pm, or by appointment

Mentor: Yichen Lu — Monday 7-9pm in Millikan 1021

Text: Practicing Statistics, Kuiper & Sklar (CD information (datasets and R code) on Sakai.)

Important Dates:

  • 3/8/17 Midterm
  • 4/26/17 Research Project due  (draft due earlier)
  • 5/11/17 Final Exam – 2pm

Handouts:

  • Clicker Questions
Date Activity Due HW Due Handouts
Wed 1/18      
Mon 1/23

Chp 2: A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6

Activity 1 (R scaffold)

 

 

Wed 1/25   HW #1 / Chp 2:
A10, A11, A12, E1, E2, E3, E4HW 1 (R suggestions)
 
Mon 1/30 Chp 6: A6, A7, A8, A17, A18 (remember that R code is on the CD for the text and on Sakai)    
Wed 2/1   HW #2 / Chp 2 & 6:

 

Mon 2/6 Chp 6: A22, A23, A24 (pencil is fine, no R necessary)

NYT article about age links

   Advice:  knit early and often.  Do NOT wait until you’ve finished the assignment to try knitting for the first time.
Wed 2/8   HW #3 / Chp 6:
E7, E11, E12
 
Mon 2/13 Chp 7: A1, A2,

A3 (use R), A4

 

   
Wed 2/15   HW #4 / Chp 7:
E1 (a), (b), (c); E2 no part (e); E3 no part (d) [Do the Wald tests, don’t do the likelihood ratio tests]
Mon 2/20 Chp 7: A15 & A16   Simpson’s Paradox w logistic regression
Wed 2/22   HW #5 / Chp 7:
E1 (c); E2 (c) & (d); E3 (b), E5, E6
Mon 2/27 nothing (read the news article)    
Wed 3/1   HW #6/Chp 7:
E9 no part (d), E10
Mon 3/6 nothing     
Wed 3/8  MIDTERM!! NOT DUE

HW #7 / Chp 7:
E11, E12 (for both: justify your answer using ALL of AIC, BIC, drop-in-deviance test)

Look at handout from class to do HW
Tuesday 10/28 Chp 9: A2 – A5  
Thursday 10/30    
Sunday 11/2 Look at handout from 10/16 & ROC handout to do project Group Project Due
Tuesday 11/4      
Thursday 11/6   HW #8 / Chp 9: E5, E6, A26, A27, A28 Survival in R (parts I and II)
Tuesday 11/11 Chp 9: A37 – A42    
Thursday 11/13   HW #9 / Chp 9: E4, E11, E12, E13  
Tuesday 11/18      
Thursday 11/20   HW #10 / Chp 9: A45, A46, A47
for E11 & E12: (1) check proportional hazard assumptions for treatment KM curves, (2) use all explanatory variables and likelihood ratio test to come up with the best model
CHD handout
Tuesday 11/25 Read: “Why Most Published Research Findings are False”, Ioannidis    
Thursday 11/27     Thanksgiving
Tuesday 12/2      
Thursday 12/5   HW 11 assignment .pdf , HW 11 assignment .Rnw , Dataset
Tuesday 12/9 9:35am – 12:30pm Final presentations – Survival analysis (Data on Sakai)    
Tuesday 12/16, noon     Individual Projects Due