Statistical Tests (STAT2012)


This unit provides an introduction to the standard methods of statistical analysis of data: Tests of hypotheses and confidence intervals, including t-tests, analysis of variance, regression - least squares and robust methods, power of tests, non-parametric tests, tests for count data, goodness of fit, contingency tables. Graphical methods and diagnostic methods are used throughout with all analyses discussed in the context of computation with real data using an interactive statistical package.

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Three 1 hour lectures, one 1 hour tutorial and one 1 hour computer laboratory per week.


One 2 hour exam, assignments and/or quizzes, and computer practical reports (100%)

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Unit of study rules


MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or ECMT1010 or BUSS1020


STAT2912, STAT2004

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