Week of Jan 12, 19: power analysis

- Quinn and Keough, section 7.3, pp 164-171.
- Ramsey and Schaefer (Statistical Sleuth): section 23.5 in 1st ed (and I believe same in 2nd ed.) describes confidence interval width approach to determining sample size.
- Most of the other books on reserve in Parks Library contain discussions of power analysis.

Week of Jan 29: Subsampling and variance components

- Quinn and Keough, section 9.1, pp 208-218, discusses subsampling and variance component estimation.
- Dixon and Ding, 2008. A metabolomic
data uncertainty budget for the plant, Arabidopsis thaliana. Chance
20:12-17.

This is a relatively complete exploration of sources and characteristics of variability in measurements of amino acid concentrations in a plant. The material on transformations is not relevant for us.

Week of Feb 5: Blocking

- Blocking is considered in many texts, including the Statistical Sleuth and Quinn and Keough, sections 10.1 - 10.3.
- Larry Douglas (UMD) notes and SAS code/interpretation for RCBD analysis.

Week of Mar 2: 2 way ANOVA - linear model details

- All the details of effects models, model comparison and contrasts are in Littell et al, Sections 6.1-6.3 (pp 163-213).

Week of Mar 23: Split plot designs

- How to Recognize a Split-Plot Experiment From Minitab Inc. Examples are industrial studies, but the concepts are equally valid for biological studies.
- SAS details: Little et al, section 4.6 (pp 135-140)
- Textbook treatment: Quinn and Keogh Chapter 11, pp 301-338

Week of Apr 6: Repeated measures analysis