# Statistics 243

#### Fall 2010

### Assignments

- Assignment 1 (in PDF)
due Oct 4, 2010
- Assignment 2 (in PDF)
due Nov 8, 2010
- Assignment 3 (in PDF)
due Dec 3, 2010
- Assignment 4 (in PDF)
due Dec 10, 2010

Programs from class 12/03: mg.c testdl.c fn.c sim.r

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### Data and Paper demonstrating
Jacobean and residual computation for nonlinear regression

### The basics of the bash shell html pdf

### C program to calculate probabilities from Kolmogorov-Smirnoff test

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The Perils of Floating Point, by Bruce M. Bush. Uses FORTRAN examples, but well worth reading.

### A Proof of the Rejection Technique (postscript) (PDF)

### A Note about using the Cholesky Decomposition for transforming random variables (postscript) (PDF)

## Random Number Generators

George Marsaglia's "Mother of all RNGs" (C code with comments)

Example of a Cryptographic Random Number Generator

Using a Lava Lamp to Generate Random Numbers

A USB or PCI device to generate true random numbers

Phil Spector (link to my home page)
spector@stat.berkeley.edu