STAT399 Special Topic – Statistical Computing
Fundamental to modern statistical practice is proficiency in the use of specialised software packages. This course introduces students to the world of statistical computing, which encompasses fundamental programming skills motivated by handling and manipulating data, and how this relates to exploratory data analysis, visualisation, model fitting, and numerical simulation. Focus is on implementation in the R language and associated markup tools. Many of the skills students learn are transportable to other statistics packages.
(STAT 241 or STAT 210 or FINC 203 or ECON 210) and 18 additional points of STAT at 200-level or above
STAT 260, 380
Your final mark F in the paper will be calculated according to this formula:
F = 0.5E + 0.35A + 0.15T
- E is the Exam mark
- A is the Assignments mark
- T is the Tests mark
and all quantities are expressed as percentages.