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Christopher R. Bilder, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Department of Statistics
340 Hardin Hall North, East Campus  
Lincoln, NE 68583-0963
Phone: (402) 472-2903
Website: www.chrisbilder.com
E-mail:  and

STAT 873 Home Section Materials Listserv Graded Materials Schedule

I am using a blended (a.k.a., hybrid) learning environment in fall 2015. More information about it is available here and in the 8/24/2015 class recording.

UPDATE: All videos recorded in 2015 will be unavailable after July 2016 due to a new webserver being used by the university.

Class Meeting Day Video recording date Activities
1 8/24/2015 Monday 8/24/2015 Syllabus, Website, Blended learning, Day #1 quiz due Wednesday 8/26/2015 at 9:30AM
2 8/31/2015 Monday 8/31/2015 Q&A
      8/14/2014 R introduction: part 1
      8/14/2014 R introduction: part 2
      9/4/2013 Matrix algebra
3 9/9/2015 Wednesday 9/9/2015 Q&A
      9/9/2013 Data-distributions-correlation
      9/11/2013 Data-distributions-correlation
4 9/16/2015 Wednesday 9/16/2015 Q&A, Review
      9/16/2013 Data-distributions-correlation, review
      9/23/2013 Graphics
5 9/21/2015 Monday   Test #1
6 9/23/2015 Wednesday 9/23/2015 Q&A, Discuss test, Project #1, Group sign up sheet
      9/25/2013 Graphics
7 9/30/2015 Wednesday 9/30/2015 Q&A
      9/30/2013 Graphics
      10/2/2013 Graphics, Principal component analysis
8 10/7/2015 Wednesday 10/7/2015 Q&A, Project #1 due 10/9/2015 at noon
      10/7/2013 Principal component analysis
      10/9/2013 Principal component analysis, Factor analysis
8 10/14/2015 Wednesday 10/14/2015 Q&A, Project #1.5
      10/14/2013 Factor analysis
      10/16/2013 Factor analysis
8 10/21/2015 Wednesday 10/21/2015 Q&A, Review, Project #2
      10/23/2013 Factor analysis, Cluster analysis, review
      10/30/2013 Cluster analysis
9 10/26/2015 Monday   Test #2
10 10/28/2015 Wednesday 10/28/2015 Q&A, Discuss test
      10/29/2014 Cluster analysis
11 11/4/2015 Wednesday 11/4/2015 Q&A, Project #2 due 11/9/2015 at noon
      11/6/2013 Cluster analysis, Discriminant analysis
      11/11/2013 Discriminant analysis
12 11/11/2015 Wednesday 11/11/2015 Q&A, Project #3
      11/13/2013 Discriminant analysis
      11/18/2013 Discriminant analysis, Nearest neighbor analysis
13 11/18/2015 Wednesday 11/18/2015 Q&A
      11/20/2013 Nearest neighbor analysis, Logistic regression models for classification
      11/25/2013 Logistic regression models for classification
14 11/23/2015 Monday 11/23/2015 Q&A, Review, Evaluations, Project #3 due 11/24/2015 at noon
      12/2/2013 Logistic regression models for classification, review
15 11/30/2015 Monday   Test #3
16 12/2/2015 Wednesday 12/2/2015 Q&A, Discuss test
      12/9/2013 Multinomial regression models for classification
17 12/9/2015 Wednesday 12/9/2015 Q&A, Review
      12/11/2013 Multinomial regression models for classification
      ?/?/2015 Random forests
18 12/15/2015 Tuesday   Final exam (10:00AM-12:00PM)