Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
Area of Study
Taught In English
MATH 277 or STAT 233 or (STAT 292, 391)
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
General concepts and various practical analysis techniques are introduced for multivariate data. Topics will be chosen from: principal component analysis, cluster analysis, factor analysis, discriminant analysis, canonical correlations, the multivariate general linear model and multidimensional scaling. Statistical software will be used to apply the techniques to multivariate data.
Course learning objectives
Students who pass this course will be able to:
- Understand the characteristic features of multivariate data;
- Identify and use various multivariate statistical techniques for summarising and classifying multivariate data;
- Understand and be able to apply the multivariate general linear model in a variety of contexts for statistical modelling and inference;
- Confidently use a statistical software package (SAS Enterprise Guide) to perform multivariate analysis.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
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