2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    May 22, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ST 475 - R Computing and Survival Analysis

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: EC 220  or EG 381  or PY 292  or ST 210  or ST 265  or ST 381 . R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics that is used extensively in academia. Computing topics in R include loops, conditional statements, input/output of data, statistical and graphical functions, simulation, bootstrapping, and permutation tests. Survival topics include hazard functions, survival functions, types of censoring, contingency tables analysis, relative risk, odds ratios, Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel methods, life table analysis, Kaplan-Meier methods, Cox proportional hazards models, and Poisson regression. Parametric methods and various nonparametric alternatives are discussed. (Fall only) (Even Years)



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