514 Term Project
This project will
allow you to use what you learned in this course to design an experiment and
analyze the data. You may design a new experiment or use an experiment that you
participated in the design and collection of data. You cannot use any
experimental data for which you did not participate in the design and
collection of data.
Your report on the
project should include:
- Objectives of the
- The design of the
experiment which should include the treatment factors and their levels,
blocking factors (if any), experimental units, and assignments of
experimental units to the treatments.
- Specifying the
measurements to be made, the experimental procedure.
- The statistical model and
analyses appropriate for your objectives in 1.
- Discussion on whether
model assumptions are valid, and whether transformation on data is
- Discussion on the number
of observations that need to be taken.
- Appendices of experimental
data and computer programs, or other supporting materials.
Please note the
- Your report should be due
by 5pm on Tuesday, December 8.
- Your report should be type
written or printed and contain no more than 4 pages not including the
appendices. There is no limit on appendices. Please make proper reference
to the appendices.
- You are encouraged to work
as a group of two or three and turn in one copy of report.
- Projects are graded based
on novelty, appropriateness of design, appropriateness and completeness of
analysis and writing quality.