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Statistics (STAT)

School of Mathematics and Statistics Faculty of Science

STAT 3503 [0.5 credit]

Regression Analysis

Review of simple and multiple regression with matrices, Gauss-Markov theorem, polynomial regression, indicator variables, residual analysis, weighted least squares, variable selection techniques, nonlinear regression, correlation analysis and autocorrelation. Computer packages are used for statistical analyses.
Precludes additional credit for STAT 3553, and for STAT 3505, STAT 3501; PSYC 3000 is precluded for additional credit for students registered in a Mathematics program.
Prerequisites: i) STAT 2509 or STAT 2607, or ECON 2200, or ECON 2202, or equivalent; and ii) MATH 1102 or MATH 1107 or MATH 1109 or equivalent; or permission of the School.
Lectures three hours a week and one hour laboratory.

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