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MA642A: Advanced Regression Analysis (Fall 2018)

Calendar Description

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


MA686F, ST362.


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


Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. in P115 (Peters Building)


Norman R. Draper and Harry Smith. Applied Regression Analysis, 3rd Edition. (Ebook).


Materials related to this course and the full course outline will be posted on the MA642 MyLearningSpace website. You are responsible for checking here on a regular basis for important announcements.


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

  • Assignments: 20%
  • Midterm Exam (Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. in the Theatre Auditorium): 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 MA642 and is provided for the convenience of students.