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ST362A: Regression Analysis (Fall 2017)

Calendar Description

Regression analysis including estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, variable selection techniques; regression diagnostics; generalized linear regression; nonlinear regression; nonparametric regression.

Prerequisites

MA122 and ST260 or (ST259 and either MA241 or ST230). Special permission of the department is required if a student does not have the prerequisite for this course.

Exclusions

MA242, EC245, EC295, EC355.

Instructor

Professor Xu (Sunny) Wang (PhD)
Office: LH3038 (Lazaridis Hall)
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 2:40 p.m. - 5 p.m., Wednesday 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., or by appointment.
Email: xwang@wlu.ca
Telephone: x4845

Lectures

Tuesday and Thursday 1 pm. - 2:20 p.m. in 1C17 (Arts Building)

Textbook

Norman R. Draper and Harry Smith. Applied Regression Analysis. Wiley, 1998.

MyLearningSpace

Materials related to this course and the full course outline will be posted on the ST362 MyLearningSpace website. You are responsible for checking here on a regular basis for important announcements.

Evaluation

A final mark out of 100 will be calculated as follows:

  • Assignments: 20%
  • Midterm Exam (Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. in 1C17): 20%
  • Project: 15%
  • Final Exam (exact date, time and location to be announced): 45%

The final mark will be reported as a letter grade in accordance with the conversion table of the current undergraduate calendar.

This document is a summary of the course outline for ST362 and is provided for the convenience of students.