Undergraduate Course: Statistical Communication Skills (MATH10070)
|School||School of Mathematics
||College||College of Science and Engineering
||Availability||Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area||Mathematics
||Other subject area||None
||Taught in Gaelic?||No
|Course description||Compulsory course for the Honours Degrees in Mathematics & Statistics and Economics & Statistics.
Use of the R language for statistical modelling and graphics, particularly for regression and one-way and two-way analysis of variance; writing and presenting statistics; project work.
Information for Visiting Students
|Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?||No
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1)
||Learn enabled: Yes
|Course Start Date
|Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 4,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info)
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
1. use the R language to fit regression and analysis-of-variance models, to examine residuals from such models, and to investigate transformations of data
2. present a typeset report of a small statistical project
3. deliver an oral presentation
|See 'Breakdown of Assessment Methods' and 'Additional Notes' above.|
||Linear statistical models and residual analyses in the R language.
One-way analysis of variance.
Two-way analysis of variance with replication.
Two-way analysis of variance without replication.
||Montgomery, D.C., Design and Analysis of Experiments, Wiley, 2005.
Cox, D.R., Planning of Experiments, Wiley, 1958.
Krzanowski, W., An Introduction to Statistical Modelling, Arnold, 1998.
||See 'Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities' above.
|Course organiser||Dr Bruce Worton
Tel: (0131 6)50 4884
|Course secretary||Mrs Kathryn Mcphail
Tel: (0131 6)50 4885
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