This is a statistics-oriented course that focuses on various aspects of regression analysis (general and generalized linear models). Topics to be covered include,but are not limited to, simple correlation and regression, multiple regression (withand without interaction/moderation terms, with/without nonlinear terms, contrast variable coding for categorical predictors, nested model comparison for hierarchical regression, etc.), regression diagnostics (outlying and influential cases identification and assessment, collinearity evaluation, residual analysis, etc.), logistic regression (with a comparison of the logit model with other commonly used classification modelslike probit model, decision tree model, etc.), among other things. The course will familiarize students with cleaning data for regression analysis, building regression models, conducting statistical inference of regression models, selecting the optimal regression model(s) for the data in hand, and interpreting regression analysis results using the right language. Students will gain requisite foundation knowledge necessary to learn more complex statistical tests and procedures, and become more critical of statistical presentations in academic journals and the mass media. Students will also become proficient in using at least one major statistics computer program (SPSS, Minitab, SAS, Stata, or R).
Prerequisite(s):   EPE/EDP 558 or consent of instructor
(Same as EDP 660.)
Syllabi (Requires Link Blue/MyUK credentials)
Fall 2019
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