**Course Syllabus**-
**Lectures and Handouts**-- restricted access -
**Homework Assignments** -
**Final Examination and Solutions**

- Computing
- Statistics lab and system administrator hours
- Nord hall computer lab
- University computing
resources
- How to Login and get a terminal window
- How to work on Statistics machines remotely
- General SSH link, a LOCAL SSH client, Putty and Pscp (ssh and scp freeware)
- X-windows for Unix, for Mac OS X and for Window systems (Cygwin)
- Free copy of S+ student edition and S+ help and documentation
- R Project
- SAS from UM and Running SAS in a Unix machine if there is a Unix license
- GGobi and XGobi
- LaTex
- HTML and Latex2html
- Emacs
- Frequently used UNIX commands and Uinx in a Nutshell
- Internet FAQ's

**Writing**- Nicholas J. Higham (1994). Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences
- W. Strunk and E.B. White (1999). The Elements of Style. Macmillan Publishing.
- Writing Style from Economist

**Contests**- Data Mining Cup
- KDD Cup
- Biannual Data Expo by ASA Sections on Statistical Computing and Statistical Graphics
- SIAM's Data Mining Conference, 2012 and Text Mining 2012
- 2011 ASA Video Contest

**News about Statistics**

Jiayang Sun Last Modified Jan 11, 2012