AOSC 652: Analysis Methods in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Week 5: 26, 28 and 30 Sept 2016
Least Squares Analysis, Statistical Regression, and Spline Fitting
Press et al., pages 107 to 111 and pages 650 to 670
AOSC652_2016_assign_05.pdf (due at start of class Monday, 3 Oct)
Papers referred to in these lectures:
von Storch and Zwiers, Statistical Analysis in Climate Research fantastic resource available free of charge; material in this book has been very helpful for my research and this document is cited for example by Canty et al.
http://www.mega.nu/ampp/rummel/uc.htm#C2 Intuitive guide to correlation coefficient
http://www.atmos.washington.edu/~dennis/552_Notes_3.pdf Notes on regression from Dennis Hartmann, Univ of Wash.
http://www.vassarstats.net/textbook/ch4pt1.html Notes on statistical significance, by Richard Lowry
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