` DATA ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING

DATA ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING 22:960:575

Instructor: Prof. Michael N. Katehakis, Ph.D.

TA:
Daniel Pirutinsky, send email

Syllabus      

Final Exam: available now      


Notes and Assignments

 
Lectures Class Notes and Exampless Assignments & Solutions
  1   a)   Random Variables
  b)   Simulation: Example 1  
  c)   Simulation: Example 2
    a) READ: Chapters 1, 2
      of Introduction to Probability,
    b) READ: Chapters 1, 2
        of Main Text:
  2   a)   Simulation: Data-Table
  b)   Introduction to : Estimation  
  a) READ: Chapter 2, pp.49-82
  b) READ: Chapter 3, pp. 111-132
  c) READ: Chapter 5, pp. 195-219
  3   a)   Lecture Notes
  b)   Simulation: Inventory Control
  c) Bayes Estimation
      (review Section 2.12 of text)
  d)   Joint Distributions - correlation
  a)   Do Problems 2.23, 2.24, 2.26 p. 106-107
            Solutions
  b)   Work on the ARM model discussed in class
        Prepare     Solution by Hitesh Rathod
  4   a)    Continuous Distributions and C.L.T. - xlsx    
  b)    Confidence Intervals - xlsx
  c)    Theory Insight
  a)   Study the excel files posted
  b)   Read Sections 3.1 - 3.8 of Chapter 3.
  c)   Read Sections 4.1 - 4.4 of Chapter 4.
  d)   Study the Case Study of sec 4.11
  e)   Solve Problems 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 4.11 of Chapter 4, Prepare.
        Solutions
  f)    3 State Bayes.
     Do analogous work for PPPPP and PNPNNP outcome cases ! Prepare.
  5   a)   CLT Bernoulli random variables
  b)   CLT Uniform random variables
  c)   Confidence Intervals - mean difference
  d)   Confidence Intervals - proportions  
  e)   CI for the Variance of Normals
  a)   Solve Problems 4.18, 4.19, 4.20 to be collected.
  Solutions

  b)   Confidence Intervals - theory
  6   a)   Tests of Hypothesis       a)   Read:   Hypothesis Tests
  b)   Watch: Hypothesis Tests #1 and Hypothesis Tests #2      
  c)  
Past mid-term exam   Past mid-term exam solution
  7   Regression       Study examples of regression2.xlsx
    Read sections 6.1-6.3 and do problems 6.1 & 6.3 p. 315, to be collected  
    Project       Due on Dec 2  
  8   Study solutions of problems 6.1, 6.3    
    Do problems 6.7 & 6.8 p. 321.   Due on Nov. 18
  9   Moving-Average & Exp-Smoothing  
  10   Optimal Assignment      
  11   Binary Optimization   Read Sec 9.1-9.3.
  Do problems 9.1, 9.3, 9.5.
  12a   Transhipment Optimization      
  12b   Decision Theory      
  Review   Problems from Chapter 4  
  Review   Problems from Chapters 7 and 9
  Review   Study solutions of problems 6.1, 6.3    
   
   






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  6   a)   Tests of Hypothesis       a)   Read:   Hypothesis Tests
  b)   Watch: Hypothesis Tests #1 and Hypothesis Tests #2      
  c)  
Past mid-term exam   Past mid-term exam solution
  10b   Optimal Assignment      
  11b   Binary Optimization   Read Sec 9.1-9.3.
  Do problems 9.1, 9.3, 9.5.   Due on April 29   --->