Author Archives: Ian Stark

Warning

This blog is for a past version of the course, from the 2013–2014 academic year. You may want to go to the current course web pages instead. Link: Informatics 1: Data & Analysis

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Resit Examination

Inf1-DA resit examination is at 9.30am on Thursday 21 August. Continue reading

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Examination Feedback

I’ve written a detailed feedback report on the Inf1-DA examination in May, with full solutions and discussion of student answers. Continue reading

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Examination

The Inf1-DA exam will be on Friday 16 May 2014, starting at 9.30am and running for two hours. It will be held in St Leonard’s Land Games Hall. You can use the link below to confirm details for this and … Continue reading

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Course Review

This, the final lecture of the course, included information about exam dates, format of the paper, examinable material, past papers, and a summary list of topics covered in the course. I also gave brief reviews of two topics, as selected … Continue reading

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Lecture 19: χ² Testing on Categorical Data

More on hypothesis testing, and using this to find correlations. Continue reading

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Tutorial 8 Solutions and Notes: Statistical Analysis

Notes and solutions for the statistics tutorial now online. Continue reading

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Feedback and Solutions on Coursework Assignment

Solutions and notes on the Inf1-DA coursework assignment Continue reading

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Lecture 18: Hypothesis Testing and Correlation

Correlation and statistical significance. Lots on the delicate relationship between correlation and causality. Continue reading

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Tutorial 8: Statistical Analysis

Tutorial 8 exercise sheet is online; also solutions for Tutorial 7. Continue reading

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