STAT 641. Applied Data Analysis. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Enrollment restricted to students who have completed a multivariate calculus course. Experience with mathematics or statistics software is strongly recommended. Introduction to applied data analysis intended primarily for graduate students in mathematical sciences and engineering. Topics include the fundamental ideas of descriptive statistics, elementary probability theory, statistical inference including tests of hypotheses and confidence intervals, ANOVA, principles of experimental design, correlation and linear regression analysis, categorical data analysis, and quality control. Focus is on the practical side of implementing these techniques using statistical software packages. Students may receive degree credit for only one of BIOS 543, STAT 441, STAT 541, STAT 543 or STAT 641.