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An introduction to the the MSc Introductory MaterialIntro Week will run from 9am on Monday 17 September to lunchtime on Friday 21 September.
Block A notes. Contents:
Exercises on the material in Block A and some hints on the exercises. Solutions will be provided in due course.
Lists of common distributions and some relations between distributions.
Block B notes. Contents:
Exercises on the material in Block B. Solutions will be provided in due course.
Block C - Sketch of some background mathematics for the MSc in Statistics. Contents:
Exercises on mathematical methods. No solutions provided to these, but there will be a help session on them.
An Introduction to R: an introduction to the computer package R, written by Dr Jeremy Oakley.
There will be introductory sessions on R in Intro Week; if you would like to experiment with R before then it can be downloaded from one of the sites listed on the Comprehensive R Archive Network (the Bristol site is likely to be the best if you are in the UK).
remission.txt grapeweights.txt Systolic-bp.txt Restrnt.txt [right-click and use 'Save link as...']