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Introduction to statistical learning 720


 
Modulekode EKT 720
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module-inhoud

The emphasis is on the theoretical understanding and practical application of advances in statistical modelling. The following topics are covered: Single equation models: Nonparametric regression. Bootstrap procedures within regression analysis, k-nearest neighbour classification. Modelling categorical dependent variables - Logit/Probit models. Multiple outputs. Linear regression of an indicator matrix. Ridge regression. Non-linear regression modelling.  Some new developments in regression and classification.
Simultaneous equation models: Specification, identification and estimation of simultaneous equation models.

Modulekrediete 15.00
NQF Level 08
Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites RAL 780 or WST 311, 312, 321
Contact time 1 lecture per week, 1 web-based period per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Statistics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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