|Module code||WST 311|
|Faculty||Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences|
Multivariate statistical distributions: Moments of a distribution, moment generating functions, independence. Multivariate normal distribution: Conditional distributions, partial and multiple correlations. Distribution of quadratic forms in normal variables. Multivariate normal samples: Estimation of the mean vector and covariance matrix, estimation of correlation coefficients, distribution of the sample mean, sample covariance matrix. Principal component analysis.The linear model: Models of full rank, least squares estimators, test of hypotheses.The generalised linear model: Exponential family mean and variance, link functions, deviance and residual analysis, test statistics, log- linear and logit models. Practical applications: Practical statistical modelling and analysis using statistical computer packages and interpretation of the output.
|Service modules||Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
|Prerequisites||WST 211, WST 221, WTW 211 GS and WTW 218 GS|
|Contact time||1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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