User talk:Paul Magnano
Week 9 Spreadsheet Feedback
- I've reviewed the spreadsheet you submitted for the Week 9 Assignment. For the calculation of the T statistic, you used the function "STDEVP" instead of "STDEV". "STDEVP" is only appropriate when you have data for the whole population, not a sample of the population, which we have. You will need to correct this before moving on to the Week 12 assignment.
— Kam D. Dahlquist 01:48, 9 April 2013 (EDT)
Week 1 Journal Feedback
- Thank you for submitting your assignment on time.
- There are a few of things that you need to fix on your individual user page and shared journal page. Please make these changes by next week's journal deadline (midnight, February 8) to earn back the points you missed on this assignment.
- On the Week 1 shared journal page, put the link to your user page underneath the header for your section.
- You are writing something in the summary field some of the time; the goal is to fill it out every time you make a change.
- Your external link needs a label. What you did works, but it would be better to use the complete wiki syntax. I.e., use [http://pathology.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=107 UCLA Clinical Microbiology Laboratory], which looks like this: UCLA Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, instead of just .
- The category is missing on your page.
- While you have created a template and used it, you are not taking full advantage of it. To make your template useful for you, it should contain links for each of the class assignment pages, your journal pages, and the class shared journal pages. It is also helpful to put the class category on it as well. If you put it in your template and then invoke the template, you will never forget to put it in your journal page.
- Please feel free to delete the message from OpenWetWare below.
— Kam D. Dahlquist 02:00, 31 January 2013 (EST)
You asked "What first got you interested in pursuing a career in mathmatics? Paul Magnano 02:40, 22 January 2013 (EST)"
My answer: I was always interested in math from early on, but I started out college in engineering. Found the first courses pretty boring. In the process of floundering around for a new major, I met a math professor who was consulting for NASA on spaceflight stuff, and that got me pretty interested.
Ben G. Fitzpatrick 13:54, 3 February 2013 (EST)
Week 2 Journal Feedback
- Thank you for submitting your assignment on time.
- Thanks for delineating the variables. Which ones are "states"? which are parameters?
- Thanks also for writing down the parameter values. Makes it much easier to interpret the results.
- Your observations are interesting. Cell growth seems to correlate negatively with nutrient availability. What do you think of that?
- Nice collection of graphs, and thanks for including them. For the future, you may want to learn how to save the graphs as jpegs rather than doing screen caps. But screen caps are better than nothing!
- I like your proposal of waste/cell dependence. Can you integrate that idea into the model?
Ben G. Fitzpatrick 13:39, 4 February 2013 (EST)
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