The nature of geographical data and measurement.Application of statistics in the geographical domain. Probability, probability distributions and densities, expected values and variances, Central Limit theorem. Sampling techniques. Exploratory data analysis, descriptive statistics, statistical estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation analysis and regression analysis. Examples used throughout the course are drawn from South African and African case studies and taught within the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
GMC 110 and (STK 110 OR BME 120)
1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology
Period of presentation
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