Sep 26, 2020  
Graduate Record 2008-2009 
    
Graduate Record 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

STAT 501 - Statistical Computing and Graphics


Introduces statistical computing using S-PLUS. Topics include descriptive statistics for continuous and categorical variables, methods for handling missing data, basics of graphical perception, graphical displays, exploratory data analysis, the simultaneous display of multiple variables. Students should be experienced with basic text-editing and file manipulation on either a PC or a UNIX system, and with either a programming language (e.g. BASIC) or a spreadsheet program (e.g. MINITAB or EXCEL). Credit earned in this course cannot be applied toward a graduate degree in statistics. (IR)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: STAT 110 or 112, and graduate standing or instructor permission. Students who have received credit for STAT 301 may not take STAT 501 for credit.

Credits: 3