You might find my LaTeX Resources page useful for getting started, and see the AMS Short Math Guide for LaTeX (

(You may also want to get familiar with software like Matlab, Mathematica, SAS, ArcGIS, etc. available through UNR Remove Services.

Week | Monday | Wednesday | Friday | Homework & Notes |
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1: 8/28-9/1 | Syllabus; Introduction & overview | Software Introduction r_intro.r | Probability Review | |

2: 9/4-9/7 | No Class (Labor Day) | Probability Review & Intro to the "5 Step Method" | Basic Probability Modeling | probability-review.pdf, probability-distributions.pdf Homework 1: hw1.pdf [TeX] |

3: 9/11-9/15 | Probability Modeling | Statistics Review Week3b.pdf | Statistics (cont'd) week3stats.R, transects.xlsx | Reading: DOI 10.1098/rsta.2009.0120, see also statmethods.net/statsHW1 Solutions: LaTeX+R (PDF; Rnw), R Markdown (PDF; Rmd) |

4: 9/18-9/22 | Statistics (cont'd) count-data-example-week4.R, transectcounts.xlsx Modify to use glm.nb() | Statistics & Data From class: count-data-NB.R count-data-NB-transectcounts-results.R | Data manipulation in R data-files.R, transectobservers.csv, data-files-inclass.R | Note: I added some things to the two Wednesday and Friday scripts.Homework 2: hw2.pdf [TeX] |

5: 9/25-9/29 | Statistics & Data Week5a.pdf [Rmd] | Statistics & Data | Statistics Wrap-up | hw2-soln.R |

6: 10/2-10/6 | Review for Exam 1 | Stochastic Processes | Stochastic Processes | |

7: 10/9-10/13 | Poisson Processes Simulation: hpp.R | Exam 1 | Markov Chains | Non-homogeneous Poisson Process code: nhpp.R |

8: 10/16-10/20 | Markov Chains, go over Exam 1 | Markov Chains | Markov Chains mc1.R | |

9: 10/23-10/27 | Markov Chains mc2.R | Markov Chains mc3.R, mc-example1.mw, mc-example2.mw | Nevada Day (No Class) | Homework 3: hw3.pdf [TeX+PNG] Solutions: hw3-solns.pdf |

10: 10/30-11/3 | Markov Chains | Dynamic Models | Dynamic Models: Mean Field Models exponential-decay-inclass.R | Draft Project Proposals due Monday 11/13 (see project-draft-proposal.pdf) |

11: 11/6-11/10 | Dynamic Models continued Week11-DynamicModels.pdf | Veteran's Day Obs. (No Class) | ||

12: 11/13-11/17 | Dynamic Models | Homework 4: hw4.pdf [TeX] (Due: Nov 20) Solutions: hw4-solns.pdf |
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13: 11/20-11/24 | Dynamic Models: Eq. Stability Analysis stability2D.wxmx, stability3D.wxmx | Stablity Analysis | Thanksgiving Break (No Class) | Project Report Info: [PDF][TEX] |

14: 11/27-12/1 | Numerical Solutions to ODEs numerical-solutions-ODEs.R, RMeqstability.wxmx | Numerical Solutions to ODEs | Sensitivty Analysis, Bifurcations bifurcation1.R | Homework 5: hw5.pdf [TeX] (Due: Mon 12/4). lorenz.RSolutions: hw5-soln.pdf |

15: 12/4-12/8 | Bifurcations, Optimization Week15a.pdf, optimization.R | Exam Review | Exam 2 (in class) | |

16: 12/11 | Project Reports DUE | Prep Day (No Class!) | Final 12:10-2:10pm (PDF of Fall 2017 Final Week Schedule) |