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Homework 1

Due date: Feb. 16, 2016. Don't just give answers to these problems. Consider them as if they were job assignments given to you by your supervisor and add some brief discussion and interpretation of the results. Create a document that contains your answers and graphics and email a pdf version to me with the subject line: Stat 3355 homework 1. If you use Word, please save a copy as a pdf file. Don't send the original Word document.

  1. Use the data contained in the file
    http://www.utdallas.edu/~ammann/stat3355scripts/TrackRecords.csv
    This data represents the national record times for males in track races. The first column gives records for the 100 meter race, etc.

  2. Use the data contained in the file
    http://www.utdallas.edu/~ammann/stat3355scripts/Sleep.data
    A description of this data is given in
    http://www.utdallas.edu/~ammann/stat3355scripts/Sleep.txt
    The Species column should be used as row names.

  3. Use the data contained in the file
    http://www.utdallas.edu/~ammann/stat3355scripts/HappyPlanet1.csv
    This data comes from the Happy Planet Index, http://www.happyplanetindex.org
    Note that one of the countries is Cote d'Ivoire which requires use of the quote= argument in read.csv():
    quote="\""
    


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Larry Ammann
2016-02-04