STAT 463 Introduction to Exploratory Data Analysis

Prerequisite: STAT 350, STAT 354, STAT 435, or equivalent.

Course Description: Features statistical graphics, maps and simple models used to bring out patterns in data. Introduces statistical software and addresses data access and import. Presents exploratory strategies motivating data transformations. Stresses the cognitive foundations of good graphics. Graphics include dot plots, box plots, Q-Q plots, parallel coordinate plots, scatterplot matrices and linked views. Exploration includes use of dynamic graphics.

When Offered: Alternate Spring