Instructor: Joe Suzuki
Prof. Joe Suzuki
Born 1960 (Tokyo)
Degree Waseda U. (Doctor, 1993)
Affiliation Math. Dept, Osaka U.
Experts Applied Math (Cryptography,
Computation, Statistics, etc.)
Oversees Stanford (’95-’97), Yale (’01-’02)
Family Wife, Son(21), Daughter(18)
Why Statistics ?
Big Data Era has come
Search Engine Optimization
Social Network Analysis
Many other uncountable applications
Best Seller this year (500K copies)
``Statistics is the most powerful Study”
Kei Nishiyama (西山啓)
What is R?
• Most popular statistical package
• Open Source (can be used free, was ``S” but renamed ``R”)
• functions including vectors, graphics, data entry
function definition using existing functions
• Easier to learn statistics using R than studying theory.
> weight <- c(60, 72, 57, 90, 95, 72)
 60 72 57 90 95 72
> height <- c(1.75, 1.80, 1.65, 1.90, 1.74, 1.91)
> bmi <- weight/height^2
 19.59184 22.22222 20.93664 24.93075 31.37799
What background is assumed?
required Not required
(Junior High School)
Motivation is more important rather than existing knowledge
Text: Introductory Statistics with R
Do not have to buy it
Copy is available from CLE
6,000JPY, 25USD if you buy (Amazon)
Describes case studies
How to use R rather than What is R
No Therem is given in 16 chapters
Used in many universities
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• Obtain any course materials
• Submit your Reports from there
• Check your evaluation there
Your Evaluation: No Test
Reports (50 Problems) 100
Attendance (15 Times) 30
depends on how many attending then
What Explain your solution of a problem in
How long Five minutes
How Any of Power points, blackboard,
resume (your choice)
Students are welcome to ask questions:
bonus will be given to good discussion as well
No. Date Contents
1 10/1 Chap. 1 (1) Basics
2 10/8 Chap. 1 (2) Basics
3 10/15 Chap. 3 Chap. 2(1) Probability & Distributions
4 10/22 Chap. 4 Chap. 2(2) Descritive Statistics & Graphics
5 10/29 Chap. 5 Chap. 2(3) 1&2-Sample Tests
6 11/12 Chap. 6 Chap. 2(4) Regression & Correlation
7 11/19 Chap. 7 Analysis of Variance % Kruskal-Wallis Test
8 11/26 Chap. 8 Tabular Data
• Chap. 2 requires experience of handling R as a system.
• From December, presentations by students are introduced.
submit via CLE the file you typed for the class
submit via CLE the file containing the execution results
R comands purpose
Save File To save the execution results
Save workspace To continue the workspace next time
It might take time before CLE is available for some students.
In that case, keep the files until CLE can be used for them.