**Textbook:**

**Required Textbook**: "Applied Linear Statistical Models" (5th edition) by Kutner, Nachtsheim, Neter, and Li.

(This is the same book used for STAT 704 in the fall.)

**Supplementary Books** (NOT required):

"Linear Models with R" by Faraway, J.J.

"Extending the Linear Model with R" by Faraway, J.J.

"An R and S-plus Companion to Applied Regression" by Fox, J.

"Statistical Analysis and Data Display" by Heiberger and Holland.

"Statistical Research Methods in the Life Sciences" by Rao, P.V.

- Chapters 8 (Sec. 8.3-8.4) and Chapter 16 (first part) Notes (Word document) or Chapters 8 (Sec. 8.3-8.4) and Chapter 16 (first part) Notes (pdf format)

- Section 16.10, Chapter 17-18 Notes (Word document) or Section 16.10, Chapter 17-18 Notes (pdf format)

- Chapter 19 (second part) and Chapter 20 Notes (Word document) or Chapter 19 (second part) and Chapter 20 Notes (pdf format)

**Computer Code for Class Examples**

**Available Computing Resources:**

After going to the entry page, create a student account. You will receive an enrollment link in an email from the course instructor. Once your account is created, you can access SAS Studio or SAS Enterprise Guide by going to the Control Center:

R is available as a free download from the CRAN home page) and students who want SAS can buy a copy from USC Computer Services.

These packages are also available on the computers in the labs in LeConte College (and a few other buildings). Help in using R can be found on the CRAN home page.

- Introduction to SAS which should be a good instruction for the software

- Homework 1 (due Wednesday, Jan. 27, by 4:00 p.m.)

- Homework 2 (due Thursday, Feb. 4 by 4:00 p.m.)

- Homework 3 (due Tuesday, Feb. 16 by 4:00 p.m.)

- Homework 4 (due Thursday, March 4 by 4:00 p.m.)

- Homework 5 (due Friday, March 19 by 4:00 p.m.)

- Homework 6 (due Friday, April 9 by 4:00 p.m.)

- Homework 7 (due Tuesday, April 20 by 4:00 p.m.)

- Example Homework 3 Solutions, Spring 2021, Part 2: pdf

**Data Sets**

- Training Data Set (not the same data as in the book's example!)

- University Admissions Data Set (from Appendix C.4)

- Test 1 Formula Sheet (2 pages) (No need to bring this to the test. A copy will be provided for you.)

- Test 2 Formula Sheet (2 pages) (No need to bring this to the test. A copy will be provided for you.)

- Final Exam Formula Sheet (1 page) (No need to bring this to the test. A copy will be provided for you.) In addition, the final exam will include the formula sheets from Tests 1 and 2.

- Information about the Project, Spring 2021 (Word doc) or Information about the Project, Spring 2021 (pdf)

- Exam 1: Monday, February 22
- Exam 2: Monday, March 29
- Final Exam: Wednesday, April 28, 12:30 p.m.