BIOS 6312 – Modern Regression Analysis

Announcements:  Thanks to all for a great semester!

Syllabus: The syllabus can be found here.

Lecture notes: The lecture notes for BIOS 6312 are posted below! Updates are posted periodically; it is likely that a new version will be posted in early Summer 2021.

# Topic Slides R examples
1 Welcome and review Link Link
2 Simple linear regression Link Link
3 Multiple linear regression Link Link
4 Regression with discrete outcomes Link Link
5 Regression with time-to-event outcomes Link Link
6 Prediction and flexible methods Link Link
7 Methods for correlated data Link Link
8 Bayesian methods Link Link
9 Methods for missing data Link N/A
10 Causal inference Link N/A
11 The bootstrap Link N/A
12 Sample size and power Link N/A
13 Approaching data analysis Link N/A

Labs: Links to this year’s labs can be found below.

# Date Topic Lab Key
1 01/28 Data management in Stata Link Link
2 02/01 Two-sample testing Link Link
3 02/08 Simple linear regression Link Link
4 02/15 Multiple linear regression (I) Link Link
5 02/22 Multiple linear regression (II) Link Link
6 03/01 Binary outcome regression Link Link
7 03/08 Discrete outcome regression Link Link
8 03/15 Survival analysis Link Link
9 03/29 The elastic net penalty Link Link
10 04/05 Correlated data Link Link
11 04/12 Bayesian regression Link Link
12 04/19 Multiple imputation Link Link

Problem sets and keys: This year’s collection of problems can be found here and solutions will be posted in this document. Problems will be due in batches on a biweekly basis (see below for a breakdown and for keys to last year’s assignments).

# Due date Required Optional Key (2020)
1 02/04 1, 2 3 Link
2 02/18 4, 5, 6, 7 8 Link
3 03/04 9, 10, 11 12 Link
4 03/18 13, 14, 15, 16 17 Link
5 04/01 18, 19, 20 21 Link
6 04/15 22, 23 24 Link
7 04/29 25 26 Link

Data: Data sets and documentation can be found  here (you will need the password).

Exams: Prior exams given in this course are provided below.

Description Study guide Exam Key
Exam 1 (2020); In-class N/A Link Link
Exam 2 (2020); Take-home N/A Link Link
Exam 1 (2021); Take-home Link Link Link
Exam 2 (2021); Take-home Link Link Link