ST201 Half Unit
Statistical Models and Data Analysis
This information is for the 2012/13 session.
Dr Sara Geneletti, COL 7.04
Primarily for BSc Management and BSc Accounting and Finance students, also available to students who have studied statistics and mathematics to the level of MA107/ST107 Quantitative Methods. Available to General Course students and as an outside option. Not to be taken in conjunction with ST203 Statistics for Management Sciences (Full unit).
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Lectures ST203.1: 20 LT.
Project Briefing Sessions: two LT.
Computer Workshops ST203.1: eight LT.
A second course in statistics with an emphasis on problems of practical importance and statistical analysis using computers.
Principles of modelling: data preparation, mathematical and statistical models, linear and non-linear models. Simple linear regression. Multiple regression: assumptions, transformations, diagnostics, model selection. Logistic regression: odds ratios and likelihood. Introduction to time series: smoothing, seasonal adjustment, autocorrelation.
S. Albright, W. L. Winston & C. J. Zappe, Managerial Statistics; D. H. Hildebrand and R. L. Ott Statistical Thinking for Managers.
Two-hour formal written examination in the ST (80%). Course work (20%).