- Code STAT2008
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Statistics
- Areas of interest Actuarial Studies, Statistics
STAT2008/STAT6038 is a course in applied statistics that studies the use of linear regression techniques for examining relationships between variables. The course emphasizes the principles of statistical modelling through the iterative process of fitting a model, examining the fit to assess imperfections in the model and suggest alternative models, and continuing until a satisfactory model is reached. Both steps in this process require the use of a computer: model fitting uses various numerical algorithms, and model assessment involves extensive use of graphical displays. The R statistical computing package is used as an integral part of the course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the R statistical computing language,particularly the graphical capabilities
2. Fit Simple Linear regression models and interpret model parameters
3. Summarise and analyse relationships between a response variable and a covariate
4. Summarise and analyse relationships between a response variable and several covariates
5. Assess and refine simple and multiple linear regression models based on diagnostic measures. Identify outlying and influential data points.
6. Carry out model selection in a multiple linear regression modelling context.
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
Assignment 1: 20%
Assignment 2: 20%
Final examination: 60%
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work.
This will include:
- attendance at 3 lectures per week and 1 tutorial
- 6 or more hours of private study, including time spent reviewing course materials and completing computing, tutorial work and assignments.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|15 Feb 2016
|26 Feb 2016
|31 Mar 2016
|27 May 2016