Dale L. Zimmerman
Robert V. Hogg Professor of Statistics and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
233 Schaeffer Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: (319) 335-0818
Spatial statistics, linear models, experimental design, multivariate
22S:170 ALPHA Seminar
Assignment made August 23 (due August 30): Read "On the History of the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Iowa", available (as a PDF) from the directory linked below.
Assignment made August 30 (due September 20): Faculty interview and write-up.
No class September 6 (in lieu of attending the department colloquium on August 30).
September 13 -- Discussion of our graduate programs.
September 20 -- Discussion of statistical organizations and journals. Please attend department colloquium later today.
September 27 -- Student internships (Note: class may extend to 3:00 pm this day).
October 4 -- Discussion of careers in Statistics.
October 11 -- Discussion of simulation studies. Simulation study assignment made October 11 (due to Dr. Z by noon on October 23).
October 18 -- No class
October 25 -- Discussion of simulation results.
November 1 or 8 -- Understanding coincidences
November 29 -- Attend department colloquium (3:30 pm) given by two 3M statisticians
Dept. of Statistics and Actuarial Science