Office: Kemeney 316
Mondays 10:20-11:20, Wednesdays 1:00-2:00, Fridays 1:00-2:00
(X-hour is Tuesday 12:15-1:05. I will be using it for
catch-up/computation sessions or group studies on some weeks, keep
X-hour available in your schedules.)
Course Webpage : https://math.dartmouth.edu/~m50f17/
Introduction to Linear Regression Analysis 5th Edition
by Montgomery, Peck, Vining
Class time : MWF 11:30 - 12:35
Class location: Moore 202
This course provides an introduction to the most common model used in
statistical data analysis. Simple linear regression, multiple
regression, and analysis of variance are covered, as well as
statistical model-building strategies. Regression diagnostics, analysis
of complex data sets and scientific computation skills are emphasized.
Methods are illustrated with data sets drawn from the health,
biological, and social sciences. Computations require the use of a
statistical software package R.
Click here for weekly lecture schedule.
Is there a prerequisite?
Yes, MATH 10 or another elementary statistics course.
How are grades calculated ?
Homework Assignments : %45
Midterm Exam : %20
Final Exam : %35 (final will have two parts; take home and in class.)
You will be held responsible for all information that is discussed during lecture and in the homeworks.
There will be several homework assignments which are an important component of this class. Their due
dates will be posted on the class webpage (late homeworks will not be
accepted). Depending on the length or number
of questions in a homework assignment, it is possible that some
selected problems/projects from the HW will be graded (in such a case you
will get a completeness score for the rest of the problems in
The midterm will be held on classtime and
include all previously covered material. The Final Exam is
cumulative and will have two components; a take-home part and an in
class test. Check the schedule link for the location and date/time
of the exams.
Note: There will be NO make up for exams. In case of an unexpected event such as an accident contact me as soon
as possible. In that case you will be required to provide neccesary documentation for your absence. In such a case you will not take makeup but your final exam or homeworks might be weighted more heavily.
Where can I find the exam and homework schedules ?
Click the "Schedule" link at the class webpage.
Academic Honor Principle
For your assignments, you can study in groups, share your ideas and get
help from your classmates. However all assignments must be written and
All students are required to abide by the Dartmouth’s Academic Honor
Principle. Here is the link to Judicial Affairs that explains the
Dartmouth’s Academic Honor Principle
For a document which provides a broad overview of the practice of citing sources check :
Sources and Citations at Dartmouth.
Students with disabilities who may need disability-related academic adjustments and services for this
course are encouraged to see me privately as early in the term as possible. Students requiring disability-
related academic adjustments and services must consult the Student Accessibility Services office (Carson
Hall, Suite 125, 646-9900). Once SAS has authorized services, students must show the originally signed
SAS Services and Consent Form and/or a letter on SAS letterhead to me. As a first step, if students have
questions about whether they qualify to receive academic adjustments and services, they should contact
the SAS office. All inquiries and discussions will remain confidential.
Some students may wish to take part in religious observances that occur during this
academic term. If you have a religious observance that conflicts with your participation in
the course, please meet with me before the end of the second week of the term to discuss