May 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog

DESC 593 Applied Data Analysis (2)


This course covers the basic techniques of applied statistical analysis beginning with an exploration of the meaning of data. Methods of describing data on individual variables and relationships between variables are covered. Sampling and probability are introduced as a basis for understanding how to infer results from samples to the populations from which they are drawn. These techniques include estimation, tests of mean differences, differences in distributions, and regression.