Introduction to Applied Statistics

STATS191

Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences


Description

Statistical tools for modern data analysis can be used across a range of industries to help you guide organizational, societal and scientific advances. This course uses industry-standard applications and software (R and Python) for numerical reasoning and predictive data modeling, with an emphasis on conceptual rather than theoretical understanding.

 

Prerequisites

Complete STATS202 or STATS216 with a grade of B+ or better.

Topics include

  • Bootstrap
  • Correlated errors
  • Data snooping
  • Interactions and qualitative variables
  • Multiple linear regression
  • Penalized regression
  • Poisson
  • Regression and prediction
  • Simple linear regression
  • Transformations
  • Variance and cross-validation

Note on Course Availability

This course is typically offered Autumn quarter.

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