Biostatistics 251 Multivariate Biostatistics

Spring 2014.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory performance in Biostat 250a and b. Biostat 251 is a mathematical introduction to multivariate statistical methods for biostatistics doctoral students. Doctoral students from statistics, education and psychology have successfully completed the course. This is neither applied nor a substitute for Biostat 406. We move very quickly, and we cover many different methods. If you have taken Biostat 100a in the past 3 years, you do not belong in this class.

Spring 2014 - Robert Weiss

News & Announcements:

Class Schedule, Email Address, and Office Hours:

Event Time Day Room
Lecture 10:00 - 11:50 Monday, Wednesday 41-268 CHS
Discussion 11:00 - 11:50 Friday (usually will not meet) 71-257 CHS
Prof Robert Weiss 51-269 CHS
MidQuarter 10:00 - 11:50 Monday May 12 41-268 CHS
Final 3:00 - 6:00pm Tuesday June 10 41-268 CHS
Office Hours 12:00 - 1:00 Monday, Wednesday 51-269 CHS

Syllabus and Textbook

2014 Syllabus and Course Information

Introductory review lecture

Lecture Notes. Zipped directory of complete set of lecture notes. Password protected. Bring to class!

Pictures of Students Relaxing with Our Textbook

2014 Homework Note: Homework due dates are weekly every Wednesday.

2014 Homework. 

Useful Links

BSI Data Set

Lab 8: Longitudinal data plots in R

After downloading the data and the code, you should have two .RData extension files. Drag and drop them on your R command window to load them into R. Any questions, let me know.

R commands and files to produce all figures from chapter 2 in my book Requires all the data sets and files that follow.