Stat 464 - Introduction to Statistical Computing Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: WMU computer literacy requirement and introductory statistics course
This is the home page for Stat 464. Sections of this course are offered every Fall semester.
Course Catalog Description:
This course provides an introduction to the use of statistical computer software in the MINITAB, SAS and SPSS packages with particular emphasis on SAS and MINITAB. The statistical graphics capabilities of SASGRAPH and MINITAB will also be included. The following topics may be emphasized: data entry; editing; production of statistical summaries in the form of tables, graphs, charts, and plots for report writing purposes; data management methods for large survey-type data sets. The latter topic may include: subset analysis, updating, and missing data methods. Attention may also be given to the statistical topics of: correlation and regression analysis; categorical data analysis, one and two sample problems; and analysis of variance.