STAT5002: Introduction to Statistics
This unit of study forms part of the Master of Information Technology degree program. It will be held in Semester 1.
The aim of the unit is to introduce students to basic statistical concepts and methods for further studies. Particular attention will be paid to the development of methodologies related to statistical data analysis and Data Mining. A number of useful statistical models will be discussed and computer oriented estimation procedures will be developed. Smoothing and nonparametric concepts for the analysis of large data sets will also be discussed. Students will be exposed to the R computing language to handle all relevant computational aspects in the course.
Classes: One evening per week, 6 pm to 9 pm.
See also the STAT5002 information in the University's unit of study database.