Linear mixed models 781

Module code STK 781
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

Specification of linear mixed model, model assumptions, estimation (REML and ML), diagnostics, hypothesis tests, interpretation of parameter estimates, calculating predicted values. Specific models: two- and three-level models for clustered data, intraclass correlation coefficients, repeated measures data, random coefficient models for longitudinal data, models for clustered longitudinal data, models for data with crossed random factors. Using statistical software to analyse LMMs.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites Admission to either BScHons Mathematical Statistics or BComHons Mathematical Statistics or BScHons Statistics and Data Science or BComHons Statistics and Data Science
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Statistics
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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